Tibet altitude, Temperature

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Are you excited to travel to Tibet? Before you go, please find Tibet altitude and temperature information for your references. In the chart, you can know a few common variations for Tibetan place names. Our goal is to help you get a sense of the elevations of some of the places you may visit in Tibet, so that you can find a suitable travel itinerary that puts you at less altitude sickness risk. But you should know that this partial list is just one, imperfect attempt to understand a complex situation.

Altitude and Average Temperature in different travel destination of Tibet

Destination
Altitude
(meters/feet)
Yearly Temperature
January 
Temperature
February 
Temperature
Lhasa 
3658 m
12001 ft
7.5 ‘C
45.5 ‘F
-2.2 ‘C
28.04 ‘F
15.1 ‘C
59.18 ‘F
Nagqu
4507 m
14787 ft
-1.9 ‘C
28.58 ‘F
-13.9 ‘C
7 ‘F
8.9 ‘C
48.02 ‘F
Qamdo 
3205 m
10515 ft
7.6 ‘C
45.68 ‘F
-2.5 ‘C
27.5 ‘F
16.3 ‘C
61.34 ‘F
Damshung
4200 m
13780 ft
1.3 ‘C
34.34 ‘F
-9.9 ‘C
14.18 ‘F
10.8 ‘C
51.44 ‘F
Namtso Lake
4700 m
15419 ft
     
Pome 
2750 m
9022 ft
8.5 ‘C
47.3 ‘F
-0.2 ‘C
31.64 ‘F
16.5 ‘C
61.7 ‘F
Amdo 
4800 m
15748 ft
-3.0 ‘C
26.6 ‘F
-15 ‘C
5 ‘F
7.9 ‘C
46.22 ‘F
Nyingchi 
3000 m
9843 ft
8.6 ‘C
47.48 ‘F
-0.2 ‘C
31.64 ‘F
15.6 ‘C
60.08 ‘F
Tsedang 
3500 m
11483 ft
8.3 ‘C
46.94 ‘F
-0.7 ‘C
30.74 ‘F
15.5 ‘C
59.9 ‘F
Xigatse-Shigatse 
3836 m
12585 ft
6.3 ‘C
43.34 ‘F
-3.8 ‘C
25.16 ‘F
14.2 ‘C
57.56 ‘F
Gyangtse
4040 m
13255 ft
4.7 ‘C
40.46 ‘F
-5.1 ‘C
22.82 ‘F
12.8 ‘C
55.04 ‘F
Tingri 
4300 m
14108 ft
0.7 ‘C
33.26 ‘F
-11.3 ‘C
11.66 ‘F
10.9 ‘C
51.62 ‘F
Gawu La (on the way to Everest)
 
     
Zayui 
2325 m
7628 ft
-11.8 ‘C
10.76 ‘F
-4.0 ‘C
24.8 ‘F
18.6 ‘C
65.48 ‘F
Everest Base Camp
5200 m
17060 ft
     
Saga (town)-on the way to Kailash
 4640 m
15223 ft
     
Payang
 4772 m
15656 ft
     
Taklakot-Burang (Pulan)
 4755 m
15600 ft
     
Darchen (Tarchan or Taqin)
 4575 m
15010 ft
     
Zanda (Ngari Prefecture)
 3700 m
12139 ft
     
Ali (Garer)
 
     

* ‘C is in Celsius. ‘F is in Fahrenheit.

The Average Temperature of Lhasa in a Year

Month
Format
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Average
‘C
‘F
0.3
32.5
1.6
34.89
5.5
41.9
9.1
48.4
13
55.4
17
62.6
16.4
61.5
15.6
60.1
14.3
57.7
9.2
48.6
3.9
39
0
32
Maximum
‘C
‘F
12.2
54
15.5
59.9
18.3
64.9
21.6
70.9
25
77
27.8
82
27.2
81
25.5
77.9
23.9
75
21.6
70.9
16.6
61.9
13.9
57
Minimum
‘C
‘F
-14.4
6
-11.6
11.1
-8.3
17.1
-4.4
24.1
-0.5
31.1
4.4
39.9
6.1
43
5.5
41.9
3.9
39
-5.0
23
-9.4
15.1
-13.3
8.06

Learn more the current Tibet weather information.

Disclaimer: The information above is to give you general information and understanding of altitude sickness and temperature, not to provide specific medical advice, so it is just for educational purposes only. By reading this web page you understand that there is no professional relationship between you and TibetCtrip. It is critical that you consult with your doctor before you decide that it is safe for you to travel to Tibet.