Tibet Weather in November
- by Beatrice
- Last Updated: 2021-09-03
November is still an excellent time to visit Tibet. If you are, however, used to tropical weather, you may find Tibet in November cold and dry. The temperature in Tibet may plummet to –5°C during this month, and its maximum temperature only reaches 13°C, which is good enough for traveling to Tibet. The average temperature of Tibet during November is 4°C, with precipitation of 2mm and 71 percent relative humidity.
If you intend to visit Tibet during November, it would be good for you to know about the weather in this month. You also need to adjust yourself and take the necessary precautions when traveling around, given the fact that Tibet is situated 4,000 meters above sea levels on average.
What Should You Wear in Tibet During November?
When visiting Tibet in November, you need to dress in layers. You need to bring warm clothes that are fit enough for autumn and winter. As mentioned above, the temperature of Tibet during November vacillates between 13°C and –5°C. Hence, Tibet would be inevitably cold during the daytime, and undoubtedly nighttime is even worse.
During the daytime, you also need to wear sunhat and sunglasses as protection from UV light. You also need to bring waterproof shoes and clothes because rainfall is still a huge possibility during November. At night, a thick jacket would come in handy because the nighttime temperature may plummet to –5 °C. Warm clothes and jackets will also come in handy if you would visit places like Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, or if you would go further to the Everest Base Camp. Overall, you need to take along these things—sweater, down jacket, winter pants, boots, hat, gloves, and scarf, snow glasses, sunblock, and lip balm.
Places to Visit in Tibet During November
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet, which is the primary destination of travelers who visit Tibet. Here, you will find the world-famous landmarks like the Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and many more. Of course, Tibet during November is without the fanfare of August, which is the festival month of Tibet. But Tibet is still astonishingly attractive even without those festivities. It is also advantageous to visit Tibet during November if you want to enjoy the serenity of the place and avoid the usual influx of tourists. Moreover, you'll be able to experience the unique winter atmosphere of Tibet during November.
Another awesome city to visit during November is Shigatse. It would be good to visit Shigatse once you have already acclimated yourself to the weather of Lhasa. On the way to Shigatse, it would be nice to see Yamdrok. In Shigatse, you can visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, which is the seat of Panchen Lama.
Everest Base Camp
One of the most visited places in Tibet is the Everest Base Camp (EBC). Admiring and climbing the highest mountain in the world is a dream for most tourists to Tibet. Not all who want to scale Mount Everest. Many of the travelers been to EBC just wish to take a glimpse of Mt. Everest even from afar. You should ensure, however, that when you visit EBC, you are fully equipped with your (cold-prevented) gears and clothing.
The Upsides of Traveling to Tibet in November
Traveling to Tibet during November has its upsides. First, you get to go without the usual fuss that comes along with many tourists. Since there will be fewer tourists around in November, you will enjoy Tibet and its serenity. Secondly, you will also have a better chance of getting cheaper flights and train tickets as well as inexpensive rooms. Since it is not the peak travel season, you could save on your travel expenses. Hence, if you’re the type of person who likes to travel during the offseason, visiting Tibet during November is a brilliant choice.
Tibet Weather in February
The Tibet weather in February is cold but the cost would be the low for your traveling in Tibet. Only a few destinations like Lhasa, Shigatse, Everest are recommended to visit.
Tibet Weather in January
It takes courage to travel to Tibet in January because it's the coldest time in a year. Tourists are suggested to know more about the weather in winter, and prepare well to start this journey.
Tibet Weather in July
July in Tibet is warm, and it is the beginning of the rainy season. Although it rains a lot, it always rains at night. There some recommended places when you travel to Tibet in July, such as Lhasa city, Namtso Lake, Shigatse, etc.
Tibet Weather in September
Tibetan September is the peak tourism season. The climate is comfortable and cool. There are some recommended tours for this month, such as Lhasa tour, Shigatse tour, Yamdrok Lake tour, and hiking tour.
Tibet Weather in August
Tibet weather in August is warm and comfortable because of the high altitude. It's the best time to travel to Tibet as a lot of traditional Tibetan festivals will be held in this month.
Tibet Weather in March
The weather in March is cold, dry, and sunny. However, foreign travelers are not allowed to travel to Tibet in this month. There are some recommended tourist destinations including Lhasa city, Shigatse, and Nyingchi.
Tibet Weather in October
October is also one of the best time to travel to Tibet, as the weather starts to cool down with less rain and more sunshine. In October, Tibet is covered with golden yellow color, just like a fairy tale world.
Tibet Weather in May
May is one of the best time to travel to Tibet with dry, sunny and cool weather. In May, the weather is getting warm with little rainfall, trees turn green, and flowers start to blossom.
Tibet Weather in December
December is the low season for tourists. Before you choose to travel to Tibet during this month, it's good to know more about the weather and places to visit.
Tibet Weather in April
April is a fantastic month to travel to Tibet. The climate becomes warm, but it's better for tourists to take precautions before they come to Tibet. Visiting the Potala Palace and Barkhor street could be amazing for every tourist.
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