The weather is not that tough as people may imagine. Temperatures in the mountains and highlands are particularly cold, and strong winds are common year-round, temperature ranging from 12 degrees below Celsius to 9 degrees above Celsius. Lhasa and chief Tibet have an average temperature of 0 degrees Celsius in December and a normal of 17 degrees Celsius in June. On a sunny day, the temperature can rise from 3 degrees Celsius earlier sunrise to 27 degrees Celsius by midday. The temperatures in Tibet frequently drop as the sun goes down.
April to November is considered the best time to travel to these areas like Central Tibet, including Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, and Tsedang, though July and August can be showery. October and November offer some superbly clear weather and daytime temperatures can be quite comfortable. Winter starts with December to February, but the low altitude gorges of Tibet (around Lhasa, Shigatse, and Tsedang) offers a snowfall.
Weather in Shigatse; with the yearly average sunshine time adding up to 3,300 hours, Shigatse weather is mild and sunny. It becomes windy and dry from October to next April.
Nagqu Weather in Tibet; average altitude of 4,500 meters above the sea level, Northern Tibet Grassland is typical sub-Frigid Zone weather with chilly, arid, lack of heat and oxygen.
Lhoka Tibet Weather; Dishonest in the Southern Tibet Valley, Shanna has a typical temperate arid climate. The annual sunshine duration amounts to more than 2,600 hours.
Linzhi Tibet Weather; Known as “Tibetan Jiangnan” and “the Switzerland of Tibet” weather in Nyingchi is completely different from other regions. Thanks to its lower elevation, Nyingchi has higher oxygen content, abundant rainfall, plenty of sunshine as well as the slighter temperature difference between day and night.
Lhasa/Tsedang: The climate and tourism amenities in these cities are quite decent, so you can visit as per your wish for those amazing experiences.
Shigatse /Gyrong/Nepal & China Border: It's not trending to travel from December to January due to heavy snows all around.
Mt. Everest Region: October to April, travelers are not directed to visit this part because of the low temperatures.
Mt. Kailash Region: You can adore the sensation of this area from May to September, excluding August where there may occur some landslides.
Mount Kailash Weather
The climate in the Mount Kailash region in the western curve of Tibet is not that easy to predict, it changes swiftly. No one is confident about those changing weather, one can see the pyramid-like peaks of Mount Kailash, the next day. The weather that we sorted out from the National Weather Bureau and from our first-hand experience are some of the main statistics for this reason. Mount Kailash Trekking, the area outside Darchen of trekking trails into mountains could be colder, particularly in the early morning and night.
Some travel tips based on Mount Kailash Weather:
1. The best flavor to visit the Mount Kailash is from mid-May to mid-October, however the precipitation in July and August are higher than in other months, yet, and it’s still very low related to a real “rainy season”.
2. April to October, warm outfits are always guided because of snowy weather, when trekking over the arduous Drolma-la Pass at the elevation of 5680 meters.
3. The perfect season for your visit Kailash will be from mid-May to June and September to mid-October if you still worry about the literal “rainy season” problem in July and August.
4. We will not recommend visiting this region from the 3rd week of October till the start of April.
East Tibet: Sidestep this area in the midwinter and in July and August due to heavy snows and occasional landslides.
North Tibet: Being an elevation at 4,500 meters above sea level, this region is best-loved during the warmer summer.