Sikkim, India Climate

Weather: 18.06°C/64.51°F, Wind SW at 1.03 km/h, 91% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Sikkim Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 837.93 meters (2749.11 feet) above sea level, Sikkim has a Tundra climate (Classification: ET). The city’s yearly temperature is 14.48ºC (58.06ºF) and it is -11.49% lower than India’s averages. Sikkim typically receives about 105.45 millimeters (4.15 inches) of precipitation and has 168.44 rainy days (46.15% of the time) annually.

Country India
Longitude 88.5122178
Latitude 27.5329718
Attitude/Elevation 837.93m (2749.11ft)
Local time Thursday 14:38
Annual high temperature 16.75ºC (62.15ºF)
Annual low temperature 9.41ºC (48.94ºF)
Average annual precip. 105.45mm (4.15in)
Warmest month August (20.99ºC / 69.78ºF)
Coldest Month January (1.7ºC / 35.06ºF)
Wettest Month July (344.46mm / 13.56in)
Driest Month December (7.77mm / 0.31in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 168.44 days (46.15%)
Days with no rain 196.56 days (53.85%)
Humidity 63.03%

Climate Sikkim: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 17.0(62.6) 28.0(82.4) 22.0(71.6) 25.0(77.0) 25.0(77.0) 26.0(78.8) 26.0(78.8) 26.0(78.8) 25.0(77.0) 24.0(75.2) 20.0(68.0) 19.0(66.2) 28.0(82.4)
Average high °C (°F) 9.72(49.5) 12.76(54.97) 15.04(59.07) 17.79(64.02) 19.34(66.81) 20.8(69.44) 20.44(68.79) 20.99(69.78) 20.05(68.09) 17.69(63.84) 14.77(58.59) 11.66(52.99) 16.75(62.15)
Daily mean °C (°F) 7.04(44.67) 10.09(50.16) 12.7(54.86) 15.65(60.17) 17.35(63.23) 18.99(66.18) 18.73(65.71) 19.15(66.47) 18.02(64.44) 15.25(59.45) 11.98(53.56) 8.82(47.88) 14.48(58.06)
Average low °C (°F) 1.7(35.06) 3.81(38.86) 6.64(43.95) 10.14(50.25) 12.36(54.25) 14.86(58.75) 15.21(59.38) 15.25(59.45) 13.71(56.68) 9.73(49.51) 6.22(43.2) 3.34(38.01) 9.41(48.94)
Record low °C (°F) -6.0(21.2) -5.0(23.0) -1.0(30.2) 4.0(39.2) 5.0(41.0) 6.0(42.8) 7.0(44.6) 8.0(46.4) 5.0(41.0) 1.0(33.8) -1.0(30.2) -4.0(24.8) -6.0(21.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 12.6(0.5) 23.6(0.93) 31.16(1.23) 65.09(2.56) 108.13(4.26) 189.93(7.48) 344.46(13.56) 240.26(9.46) 186.88(7.36) 45.75(1.8) 9.74(0.38) 7.77(0.31) 105.45(4.15)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 2.36 3.0 7.18 15.0 20.82 25.91 29.36 27.36 22.91 9.45 2.73 2.36 14.04
Average relative humidity (%) 49.4 49.99 49.0 53.21 64.95 74.1 79.55 77.52 76.34 65.19 60.99 56.09 63.03
Mean monthly sunshine hours 8.43 8.41 11.11 11.92 13.07 13.09 12.61 12.25 10.67 11.07 9.92 8.44 10.92

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Sikkim in recent years.

Sikkim

Sikkim Temperature by Month

August
19.15°C | 66.47°F
June
18.99°C | 66.18°F
July
18.73°C | 65.71°F
September
18.02°C | 64.44°F
May
17.35°C | 63.23°F
April
15.65°C | 60.17°F
October
15.25°C | 59.45°F
March
12.7°C | 54.86°F
November
11.98°C | 53.56°F
February
10.09°C | 50.16°F
December
8.82°C | 47.88°F
January
7.04°C | 44.67°F

Historical Data

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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 24.0°C (75.2°F) 17.23°C (63.01°F) 15.0°C (59.0°F)
Avg Temperature 20.0°C (68.0°F) 14.61°C (58.3°F) 12.0°C (53.6°F)
Min Temperature 9.0°C (48.2°F) 6.52°C (43.74°F) 4.0°C (39.2°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 14.0°C (57.2°F) 9.13°C (48.43°F) -1.0°C (30.2°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 17.6mm | 0.69in 2.52mm | 0.1in 0.0mm | 0in 78.1mm | 3.07in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 8.0kmh | 4.97mph 5.81kmh | 3.61mph 3.0kmh | 1.86mph
Gust Wind 16.0kmh | 9.94mph 9.9kmh | 6.15mph 5.0kmh | 3.11mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 17.6mb 2.52mb 0.0mb
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Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
October ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2020-10-01 16 | 60.8 13 | 55.4 81 5 | 3.11 29.8 | 1009 4.0 | 0.16
2020-10-02 16 | 60.8 13 | 55.4 83 5 | 3.11 29.83 | 1010 11.0 | 0.43
2020-10-03 14 | 57.2 14 | 57.2 89 3 | 1.86 29.88 | 1012 17.4 | 0.69
2020-10-04 15 | 59.0 12 | 53.6 80 3 | 1.86 29.88 | 1012 2.4 | 0.09
2020-10-05 14 | 57.2 12 | 53.6 81 3 | 1.86 29.85 | 1011 1.9 | 0.07
2020-10-06 15 | 59.0 14 | 57.2 89 4 | 2.49 29.88 | 1012 17.6 | 0.69
2020-10-07 15 | 59.0 12 | 53.6 84 5 | 3.11 29.94 | 1014 4.2 | 0.17
2020-10-08 15 | 59.0 10 | 50.0 72 6 | 3.73 29.94 | 1014 0.9 | 0.04
2020-10-09 16 | 60.8 10 | 50.0 71 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 0.1 | 0.0
2020-10-10 16 | 60.8 10 | 50.0 68 6 | 3.73 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2020-10-11 20 | 68.0 14 | 57.2 75 5 | 3.11 29.88 | 1012 0.1 | 0.0
2020-10-12 15 | 59.0 12 | 53.6 77 6 | 3.73 29.85 | 1011 0.4 | 0.02
2020-10-13 15 | 59.0 12 | 53.6 78 6 | 3.73 29.88 | 1012 0.9 | 0.04
2020-10-14 16 | 60.8 12 | 53.6 75 6 | 3.73 29.88 | 1012 0.4 | 0.02
2020-10-15 15 | 59.0 10 | 50.0 69 6 | 3.73 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2020-10-16 15 | 59.0 10 | 50.0 71 6 | 3.73 29.91 | 1013 0.3 | 0.01
2020-10-17 15 | 59.0 11 | 51.8 75 5 | 3.11 29.91 | 1013 0.8 | 0.03
2020-10-18 14 | 57.2 11 | 51.8 76 5 | 3.11 29.91 | 1013 0.9 | 0.04
2020-10-19 14 | 57.2 11 | 51.8 83 5 | 3.11 29.88 | 1012 4.4 | 0.17
2020-10-20 13 | 55.4 9 | 48.2 75 6 | 3.73 29.88 | 1012 0.7 | 0.03
2020-10-21 14 | 57.2 5 | 41.0 58 7 | 4.35 29.94 | 1014 0.0 | 0.0
2020-10-22 15 | 59.0 7 | 44.6 61 7 | 4.35 29.91 | 1013 0.2 | 0.01
2020-10-23 14 | 57.2 5 | 41.0 56 7 | 4.35 29.88 | 1012 0.1 | 0.0
2020-10-24 14 | 57.2 3 | 37.4 51 7 | 4.35 29.91 | 1013 0.2 | 0.01
2020-10-25 14 | 57.2 9 | 48.2 75 7 | 4.35 30.0 | 1016 1.7 | 0.07
2020-10-26 13 | 55.4 10 | 50.0 80 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 6.0 | 0.24
2020-10-27 12 | 53.6 8 | 46.4 77 6 | 3.73 29.97 | 1015 1.5 | 0.06
2020-10-28 12 | 53.6 3 | 37.4 56 7 | 4.35 30.0 | 1016 0.0 | 0.0
2020-10-29 13 | 55.4 2 | 35.6 50 8 | 4.97 30.03 | 1017 0.0 | 0.0
2020-10-30 14 | 57.2 -1 | 30.2 39 8 | 4.97 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0
2020-10-31 14 | 57.2 0 | 32.0 41 8 | 4.97 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0

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