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Lhasa, Tibet Climate & Temperature

  • Lhasa, Tibet, China is at 29°40'N, 91°8'E, 3650 m (11975 ft). See map.
  • Lhasa, Tibet has a mid-latitude steppe/ semi-arid cool climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: BSk).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Lhasa, Tibet is situated in or near the boreal moist forest biome.
  • The mean temperature is 7.5 degrees Celsius (45.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 17.6 °C (31.7°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Lhasa, Tibet Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 420.5 mm (16.6 inches) which is equivalent to 420.5 Litres/m² (10.31 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Lhasa, Tibet you would pop up nearest to the climate station at San Juan Bautista, Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernández Islands where you would find a Mediterranean climate.

Lhasa, Tibet Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 7 (44) 9 (48) 12 (54) 16 (60) 19 (67) 23 (73) 22 (72) 21 (70) 20 (67) 16 (61) 11 (52) 8 (46) 15 (60)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -2 (28) 1 (34) 5 (40) 8 (47) 12 (53) 16 (60) 15 (60) 15 (58) 13 (55) 8 (47) 2 (36) -2 (29) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -10 (14) -7 (20) -3 (27) 1 (34) 5 (41) 9 (49) 10 (50) 9 (49) 8 (46) 1 (34) -5 (23) -9 (16) 1 (33)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 1 (0) 2 (0) 5 (0) 27 (1) 72 (3) 119 (5) 123 (5) 58 (2) 10 (0) 2 (0) 1 (0) 421 (17)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 0 (0) 0.5 (2) 1 (3) 0.5 (2) 3 (10) 8 (27) 13 (42) 10 (32) 7 (23) 2 (6) 0.5 (2) 0 (0) 45.5 (12)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 26' 11h 04' 11h 56' 12h 50' 13h 36' 13h 59' 13h 49' 13h 10' 12h 17' 11h 22' 10h 37' 10h 15' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 40.4 49.6 60.5 72.2 80.5 83.8 80.7 72.4 61 49.5 40.3 36.9 60.6

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