When is the best time to go to Lhasa?

When is the best time to go to Lhasa? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Lhasa are June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • Lhasa has dry periods in January, February, November and December
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July and August

For full information about the climate and weather in Lhasa a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 14°F/36°F
February 20°F/40°F
March 27°F/45°F
April 38°F/52°F
May 45°F/59°F
June 54°F/68°F
July 56°F/68°F
August 54°F/68°F
September 50°F/65°F
October 40°F/54°F
November 27°F/45°F
December 20°F/40°F

Weather and climate in Lhasa

  • From january to april the climate is the worst possible. By early evening, the temperature averages 49°F and it rains in april about 1.6in.
  • In the month of may the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 59°F.
  • In the month of june the climate is favorable. At lunchtime, it's 65°F in average and you can expect to have 2.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In july the climate is just OK. It is for example 68°F as maximum temperature in july and you can expect to have 4.4in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • From august to september the climate is favorable. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and it rains about 43% of the time in september.
  • Between october and december the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 58°F and, in december, 1 days of rain are expected.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Lhasa

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Lhasa: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

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Precipitation (rainfall)

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