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What is the climate like in Tibet?

The climate of Tibet has an average yearly temperature of 4°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to -6°C and rise to 11°C.

Annually, about 1295 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Tibet. Additionally, about 281 cm of snow falls each year.

There are no best months to visit Tibet.

Temperature -6 to 11°C
Rain 1295 mm
Snow 281 cm
The climate of Tibet
  • Average yearly temperature: 4°C
  • Highest temperature: 11°C in July, August and September
  • Lowest temperature: -6°C in February
  • Rainfall: 1295 mm per year, averaging 108 mm by month
  • Driest months: 40 mm in November, 44 mm in October and 46 mm in December
  • Wettest months: 263 mm in July, 216 mm in August and 122 mm in January
  • Snowfall: 281 cm per year

Climate table Tibet

The climate table for Tibet shows the average temperatures, rainfall, snowfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) -4 -6 -2 2 5 9 11 11 11 4 0 -4
Nighttime temperature (°C) -13 -15 -12 -8 -4 1 6 6 3 -6 -10 -14
Rainfall (mm) 122 111 97 89 69 100 263 216 98 44 40 46
Snowfall (cm) 74 57 31 35 14 7,5 1,7 2,7 7,8 13 20 18
UV Index 7 8 9 10 10 9 7 7 8 8 7 7

Temperature by month in Tibet

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Tibet

Temperature by month in Tibet

Rainfall by month in Tibet

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in Tibet.

Rainfall by month in Tibet

Snowfall by month in Tibet

This graph shows the average snowfall in centimeters by month in Tibet.

Snowfall by month in Tibet

UV index by month in Tibet

This graph shows the average UV index by month in Tibet.

UV index by month in Tibet

Yearly temperature in Tibet

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Tibet, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Tibet

Yearly total rainfall in Tibet

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in Tibet.

Rainfall per year in Tibet

Yearly snowfall in Tibet

This graph shows the average yearly snowfall in Tibet, measured in centimeters.

Snowfall per year in Tibet

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Average weather in Tibet by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Tibet and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Tibet, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.