What is the Tibet weather like in March? How is the temperature in Tibet in March? This article is going to give you a brief introduction of the Tibet weather in March as well as some important notes you should bear in mind while travelling Tibet in March.
The temperature in Tibet has risen in March with a big temperature difference between day and night. At night, the temperature is basically below zero, while the maximum temperature during the day can be around 18 degrees. It is less likely to snow in Tibet in March. It still feels cold in March, so it is necessary to bring some warm clothes with you. In addition, the UV radiation is very strong in Lhasa, please remember to bring some sun protection as well.
The average temperature in Lhasa in March is -2 ° C - 12 ° C, with an average of 12 ° C during the day. It is recommended to wear warm clothes such as jackets, windbreakers, thin sweaters or long pants. It drops to -2 ° C at night, so you are recommended to wear winter clothes in late evening or at night. (The weather in Lhasa feels similar to that in Shannan and Shigatse)
If you are going to places frequently visited by tourists, such as Lhasa, Shannan, Nyingchi, Shigatse, etc., please be aware that the daytime temperature is getting warm and you can wear a sweater with a jacket and pants with long johns underneath.
When going out at night, you can wear a down jacket with some thicker pants. Warm sporty shoes and cotton socks are also recommended. You’ll feel more comfortable by wearing clothes made of cotton, since it helps to reduce the static electricity there. Anti-UV protection and anti-Altitude sickness work are also needed as well.
Most lakes are frozen in Tibet and the air is dry at this time. But March is one of the best months for travelling to Linzhi in Tibet. The Peach Blossom Festival is held in every March, when there is an amazing scenery with blooming peach blossoms against the snow-capped mountains. The snow-capped mountains looks more spectacular than it looks in July and August. All the mountains can be seen very well at this time. Even the Mount Nanga Bama which is far apart is in its full display. The five peaks of the Himalayas are also clearly visible.
If you start out from Dingri around 7:30, you can see the sunrise along the winding mountain road.
However, Tibet is not open to foreign tourists in March, so only mainland, Hong Kong and Macao tourists can visit Tibet in March.