Weather in Nyingchi

Traveling to Tibet has become the ultimate dream for most travelers. While there is a charming prefecture in Tibet which is worthy of being recommended to you – that is Nyingchi. Located in the east of Tibetan Autonomous Region, Nyingchi is popular among travelers at home and abroad owing to the stunning Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival. With the high altitude of three thousand meters, Nyingchi is the lowest prefecture in Tibet. Because of the perfect geographical location, the weather in Nyingchi is warm and fine. Unlike other remote mountainous places Tibet with strong wind and extreme climate, Nyingchi is crowned as “Jiangnan in Tibet” because of the comfortable weather. As we all know, weather plays an important role in travel. Choosing the right time is the primary prerequisite for having a wonderful journey. Therefore, before traveling to Nyingchi, you’d better know about what the best time it is. Here, I’d like to share my views about the weather in Nyingchi.

According to the record, the average temperature in the whole year in Nyingchi is not high or low, about 9℃. The precipitation is about 679 mm. Because of the high altitude, the temperature in summer is not very high. Influenced by the warm airflow, the temperature in winter is not low, above 0℃. The monsoon in Nyingchi is from May to early October. Therefore, you need to take some waterproof equipment when traveling to this eastern Tibet region from May to October. Due to the heavy rain in summer, the road condition is bad. So, you’d better avoid the rainy season.

Monthly Temperature and Precipitation in Nyingchi

January: The average temperature is about 1.3℃, the minimum temperature is about -5.5℃, the maximum temperature is about 8.1℃, and the precipitation is about 3 mm.

February: The average temperature is about 3.4℃, the minimum temperature is about -2.9℃, the maximum temperature is about 9.7℃, and the precipitation is about 5 mm.

March: The average temperature is about 6.7℃, the minimum temperature is about 0.1℃, the maximum temperature is about 13.3℃, and the precipitation is about 16 mm.

April: The average temperature is about 9.6℃, the minimum temperature is about 3℃, the maximum temperature is about 16.3℃, and the precipitation is about 44 mm.

May: The average temperature is about 12.8℃, the minimum temperature is about 6.6℃, the maximum temperature is about 19℃, and the precipitation is about 74 mm.

June: The average temperature is about 15.7℃, the minimum temperature is about 10.1℃, the maximum temperature is about 21.4℃, and the precipitation is about 133 mm.

July: The average temperature is about 16.9℃, the minimum temperature is about 11.5℃, the maximum temperature is about 22.3℃, and the precipitation is about 134 mm.

August: The average temperature is about 16.5℃, the minimum temperature is about 10.8℃, the maximum temperature is about 22.3℃, and the precipitation is about 115 mm.

September: The average temperature is about 14.9℃, the minimum temperature is about 9.4℃, the maximum temperature is about 20.5℃, and the precipitation is about 109 mm.

October: The average temperature is about 11.1℃, the minimum temperature is about 4.8℃, the maximum temperature is about 17.4℃, and the precipitation is about 38 mm.

November: The average temperature is about 6℃, the minimum temperature is about -1℃, the maximum temperature is about 13.1℃, and the precipitation is about 6 mm.

December: The average temperature is about 2.5℃, the minimum temperature is about -4.6℃, the maximum temperature is about 9.6℃, and the precipitation is about 2 mm.

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