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Darjeeling in May
 
Historical Weather of Darjeeling in May
Temperature
Max Temperature

18.6 65° cf

Min Temperature

11.9 53° cf

Highest

25.7 78° cf

 (30th 1664)
Lowest

3.2 38° cf

 (1st 1969)
Rainfall
Monthly Total
157.3 mm
No. of rainy days
12.3
Total in wettest month
497.6 mm  (1887)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
232.9 mm  (27th 1887)
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Darjeeling
Overview
Sitting in the laps of the Himalayas, Darjeeling is a beautiful hill station located at a height of 7100 ft in the state of West Bengal. Known as the queen of hills, the city is popular for its Tea Industry and eco-tourism. The famous Darjeeling Himlayan Railways, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, connects the main town with the plains. The Kanchenjunga, which is the third highest mountain in the world forms the backdrop of this stunning hill station. Nepalis, Bhutia and Lepchas constitute the bulk of the population of the town.
Seasons in Darjeeling
Winters in Darjeeling
Winter in Darjeeling is severe. It begins in December and continues till the end of February. The average night temperature during the season hovers around 2°C, while the maximum settles close to 11°C. Though snowfall is not a common feature here, the intense cold does give you that feel. Any plans of travelling to Darjeeling during this time should be put on the backburner.
Summers in Darjeeling
The summer season in Darjeeling starts in March and ends in May. During this period the weather in the city is extremely pleasant and comfortable, which makes it the best time to visit this picturesque town. The average maximum temperature during this season settles at 18°C, with May being the hottest at 20°C. So rush to Darjeeling if you want to escape the summer heat of the plains.
Monsoon in Darjeeling
June, July, August and September are the monsoon months for Darjeeling. The city observes moderate to heavy rain during this period. The average rainfall amount in the city is 2300 mm during the season. July with an average rainfall of 781 mm is the rainiest month for the city. Roadblocks due to landslides are a common feature during this period. Continuous rain also makes sightseeing for tourists a tough task. Therefore the Monsoon season in all circumstances should be avoided.
Places to see in Darjeeling
Tiger Hill, Ghoom, Sandakpu, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park and the Peace Pagoda are some of the popular tourist destinations in Darjeeling. Ghoom railway station in Ghoom area of Darjeeling is the highest railway station in the world. There is also a memorial to Gorkha soldiers in Ghoom.


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