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Darjeeling in September
Historical Weather of Darjeeling in Sep
Max Temperature

19.7 67° cf

Min Temperature

13.1 56° cf


27.5 82° cf

 (3rd 1973)

6.2 43° cf

 (27th 1972)
Monthly Total
418.2 mm
No. of rainy days
Total in wettest month
1,189.7 mm  (1902)
Heaviest rain in 24 hours
492.8 mm  (25th 1899)
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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Thursday, September 21 16:00Reply
Thursday, September 21 15:30Reply
RT @Mpalawat: In spite of heavy #rains over #HP, places like #Cahmunda devi, #Jwalaji, #Chintpurni and#Kangda devi will be safe. @SkymetWea
Thursday, September 21 15:14Reply
RT @Mpalawat: Heavy #rains to lash #Uttarakhand and #Himachal Pradesh on September 22nd and 23rd. Western Districts of HP will be safe. @Sk
Thursday, September 21 15:14Reply
मध्य प्रदेश, मध्य और पश्चिम उत्तर प्रदेश में मध्यम से भारी होने की संभावना है। #Monsoon #Rain @JagranNews #Weather
Thursday, September 21 15:00Reply
RT @Aparna: Delhi, expect heavy rains tomorrow says @SkymetWeather. I believe them.
Thursday, September 21 14:11Reply
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Thursday, September 21 14:11Reply
#Monsoon will be vigorous over West #MadhyaPradesh, central & west #Rain @toi #Weather
Thursday, September 21 14:00Reply
Moderate to heavy spells are likely over West #MadhyaPradesh, central & west #Rain #Monsoon @htTweets
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