The weather varies greatly with the altitude and the region in Tibet.

There are all four seasons in Tibet, although some mountain areas might be rather cold even in summer because of the high altitude.

Central Tibet and some southern regions can be very warm in summer, and winters are not as cold as many people imagine. Lhasa, for example, enjoys very comfortable temperatures throughout the year with warm summers and mild winters.

Weather in Lhasa


Summer in Lhasa


Weather in Shigatse


Southern areas: Samye, Tsedang. The elevation here is generally lower than in Lhasa, hovering a little over 2000 meters and the difference in temperatures is noticeable. Summers can be very hot


Everest Base Camp region


Mt. Kailash region


Western Tibet


Northern areas: Namtso lake, Golmud.



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