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Ravangla Weather And Best Time To Visit Ravangla
Ravangla is a well known hill station in the southernmost region of Sikkim that boasts magical views of the Himalayan ranges, along with abundant options to explore trekking and mountaineering activities. The rich cultural background speaks volumes about the heritage of this region, and can be observed in the monuments that dot the landscape of Ravangla.
Surrounded by mountains, it witnesses a cool climate all year long, and with the exception of a few monsoon months, can be visited at any time of the year. Here is a detailed account of the weather and best time to visit Ravangla to help guide you on your trip.
This is by far the best time to visit Ravangla. Because of its location in the higher altitude regions, summer temperatures remain cool and within the range of 15ᴼC-25ᴼC, making it the perfect weather for sightseeing and enjoying the views of the spectacular landscape. Occasional light showers may also be witnessed, which only add to the pleasant climate’s appeal.
Monsoon (July – September)
Ravangla witnesses heavy rainfall during the monsoon season, which ranges along the levels of 300 cm annually. Strong winds accompany the rains and make for an unsuitable time to visit Ravangla. The temperature remains in the pleasant range of 12ᴼC-17ᴼC.
Winters in Ravangla can get quite severe during the months of December to February. The average temperature ranges from 3ᴼC-10ᴼC. Snowfall is quite common during this time too, which can drop the temperature to sub-zero levels. The months of October and November are relatively more pleasant and offer great opportunities to view the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas, with temperatures along levels of 11ᴼC-18ᴼC.