The weather in Lhasa in February is about the same as in January, cold and dry. The temperature in most parts of Tibet is below 0 ℃ at night, and the oxygen content of air is reduced. Lhasa area in early February temperature is basically between -8 ~ 8 ℃, and -5-12 ℃ in late February, warm during the day, but the temperature difference in the morning and evening is larger. The day is warmer under intense sunlight, and although the temperature is low at night, there is no heating conditions in the house is barely acceptable. Now some good hotels in Lhasa are beginning to have heating services, it is also a very pleasant experience for you to tour Tibet in winter.

Dressing Guide for Lhasa Travel in February

Because of plenty of sunshine, the daytime temperature is about 9 ℃, and the night will drop below 0 ℃. You will take a good duvet, prepare more thick clothes, choose a heating accommodation. Average -6 ℃ at night, it is recommended to wear cotton clothes, winter coats, leather jackets, thick coats, fedora, gloves, duvets, coat and other heavy warm clothing. No matter which season you go to Lhasa, sunglasses and sunscreen equipment are necessary, including shade caps, sunscreen, lip balm is best with sunscreen function.

Lhasa Weather in February over the years

Date 1-Feb 2-Feb 3-Feb 4-Feb 5-Feb 6-Feb 7-Feb 8-Feb
Weather sunny sunny sunny cloudy sunny sunny cloudy cloudy
Max (℃) 16℃ 15℃ 14℃ 14℃ 15℃ 16℃ 16℃ 16℃
Min (℃) -1℃ -3℃ -2℃ -2℃ -3℃ -1℃ 1℃ 1℃
Date 9-Feb 10-Feb 11-Feb 12-Feb 13-Feb 14-Feb 15-Feb 16-Feb
Weather cloudy cloudy sunny cloudy cloudy snow shower sunny cloudy
Max (℃) 13℃ 9℃ 9℃ 10℃ 12℃ 8℃ 8℃ 12℃
Min (℃) -2℃ -3℃ -5℃ -5℃ -4℃ -5℃ -5℃ -4℃
Date 17-Feb 18-Feb 19-Feb 20-Feb 21-Feb 22-Feb 23-Feb 24-Feb
Weather cloudy cloudy cloudy sunny cloudy snow shower overcast sunny
Max (℃) 12℃ 10℃ 12℃ 14℃ 11℃ 19℃ 11℃ 11℃
Min (℃) -4℃ -4℃ -2℃ -4℃ -3℃ -2℃ -1℃ -2℃
Date 25-Feb 26-Feb 27-Feb 28-Feb
Weather cloudy light snow cloudy sunny
Max (℃) 11℃ 8℃ 11℃ 15℃
Min (℃) -3℃ -5℃ -3℃ -2℃

Lhasa Travel Guide in February

Lhasa is not cold in winter, and is still some heat when the sun rises. It is recommended to stay in Lhasa for a few days in February. There are many places to visit in Lhasa, such as: the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Ramoche Temple, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery, and Barkhor Street. February is suitable for leisure travel, slowly walking, slowly watching, Tibetans from all regions are idle and ran to Lhasa to change the true Tibet.

The winter climate in Tibet is relatively dry. In winter, it is necessary to do skin moisturizing. It is recommended to bring lipstick, hand cream, emollient oil, face cream and other skin care products. You need to drink more water and eat more fruits in Tibet. When you come to Tibet in winter, you shall not take a bath every day like in the mainland. Bathing every day is not only easy to catch a cold, but also the skin is drier after bathing. Therefore, it is recommended to apply moisturizers such as moisturizers after a shower. In fact, even if you don’t take a bath in Tibet for a few days, you will feel drier.

One of the themes of coming to Tibet in winter is to bask in the sun. However, everyone should pay attention to sun protection when enjoying the warm sunshine outside. It is recommended to bring sunscreen, sun glasses, hat and other sun protection products before entering Tibet, so that you can enjoy the warm sunshine of Tibet with confidence.

In winter, Tibet has less oxygen content than in summer, and the probability of altitude sickness in winter is actually higher than that in summer. We must do a good job of resisting altitude sickness work (in fact, no matter when you enter Tibet, protecting yourselves from altitude sickness cannot be ignored). You can drink Rhodiola in advance for ten days and a half before entering Tibet. The role of Rhodiola is mainly to prevent altitude sickness.

Best time to Visit Lhasa:

May-October every year is the best time to tour Lhasa, Tibet. Lhasa is known as “Sunlight City”, with long sunshine hours, mild climate, no heat in summer, no cold in winter. The highest temperature in the whole year in June, and the lowest in winter in January. Lhasa has less rainfall, but the dry and wet season is obvious. The rain is mainly concentrated in July, August and September, and it is mostly at night. Lhasa’s summer climate is warm and humid, making it the best travel season. This time is also the most pleasing time of Lhasa’s natural scenery in a year. The whole city is lush and in stark contrast with the winter bleak. There is a saying that the oxygen concentration in Lhasa in summer can almost double that of winter. Lhasa should be regarded as the first stop for most people to enter Tibet. The cultural landscape is mostly, the climate is suitable for all seasons. The summer is not hot, the winter is not cold, but the temperature difference between day and night is large. If the main purpose of your trip is to experience, feel and live, it is recommended that in October-March, avoiding the peak season of Tibet tourism, the cost is relatively low, and there is no need to worry about the limited Potala Palace tickets and train tickets. Few tourists make it easier to feel the purity and authenticity of Tibet.

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