Well Darjeeling weather is cool and pleasant all the year round. Due to its pleasant weather conditions, this hill town was the summer capital during the time of the British Raj. The balmy summer starts from April and last till the end of May. In this month tourists from the plains come in a huge number to escape the scorching summer May and June, as the temperature in Darjeeling even during the peak summer season ranges 20 degree centigrade to 25 degree centigrade.
After summer season the Darjeeling experiences monsoon season and during this time the life in this town takes a break. The heavenly drizzle paralysed the hill tourism and tourists hardly come here as it becomes very difficult to travel to the tourist’s places. Monsoon season in Darjeeling starts from June and lasts till September.
After that slowly the town slips towards winter season. In October the weather is fair and bit cold while the whole of Darjeeling gets in a jubilious mood busy preparing for the Grand Dusshera and Diwali festival. After the celebration in Darjeeling gets over, the winter arrives making the Weather in Darjeeling cold and from December till February mid it is freezing cold. Sometimes in between there is a heavy snowfall which brings sharp downfalls in the temperature.
After all, Darjeeling is a Himalayan town and so weather is bit cold and so it is advisable to the tourists to carry woollen cloth even if you are travelling during the summer season. Woollen cloths and warm jackets are mandatory for tourists visiting Darjeeling during the winter season.
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