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Tibet: When To Go

Lhasa can be visited any time of the year. Winter months (November-March) are cold. July and August is the monsoon, so it is rainy. July, August, and the first week of May are the busiest times in Lhasa. Tibet is often closed to tourists in March every year.

For the Friendship Highway, the best months are April-June and September-October. November to February are much to cold.

For the Everest trek and bicycle tour, the best months are May-July and September-October.

Weather

Monthly Averages (Lhasa)

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
High (°F) 44 48 53 60 66 72 71 70 67 61 52 45
Low (°F) 13 19 26 33 41 48 50 48 45 34 23 15
Precip (in) .00 .00 .10 .20 1.10 2.90 4.70 4.80 2.30 .40 .10 .00

Current Conditions

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