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Known as the 'Sunshine City', Lhasa is bathed in glorious sunshine for more than 3,000 hours a year. It enjoys a delightful climate, neither too cold in winter nor hot in summer. It is dry and windy in winter and spring, thus the best sightseeing time is from April to October.

Located at an elevation of 3,650 meters (11,975 feet), the city experiences a large range in temperature from morning to night. The annual temperature averages 15.7 °C (60.3 °F), In June, the temperature averages around 15 °C (59 °F) and rises to its maximum, 28 °C (82 °F). In January, the temperature averages -2 °C (28.4 °F) and may drop to its minimum, -14 °C (6.8 °F). Lhasa has a rainfall of only 500 millimeters (19.7 inches) which is mostly concentrated in July, August and September.

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  • hi..I plan to visit Tibet this coming June to July..what can I expect on the weather, place of interest, expected budget, where to stay along my road fr chengdu to lhasa?

    Asked By Benjamin (Czech Republic) | May. 24, 2011 04:33
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  • Hi, I am going to be travelling to Tibet (Lhasa and the monasteries) early June to mid June. What will the weather be like? i saw forecast for May, and there are some thunderstorms. will there be thunderstorms in June? what kind of clothing i shud prepare? Thank you.

    Asked By Ariena Sariatu (Indonesia) | May. 10, 2011 05:02
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  • I will be travelling to Lhasa on 22nd to 26th august. Could you please tell me what the weather likely to be ? and I will arriving on the skytrain from Lanzhou. Any tips? thanks

    Asked By maureen gill (Australia) | Apr. 25, 2011 20:53
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  • i am travelling to lhasa middle of may then the friendship road to nepal what clothing do i wear and footwear

    Asked By doug rose (Australia) | Mar. 05, 2011 01:38
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  • i'm planing a trip to the Mount Everest this Christmas. will the weather influence may trip? is it possible to go at that time?

    Asked By Bruce (Hong Kong, China) | Feb. 24, 2011 03:28
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