In the March, Lhasa still retains the breath of the new year, and the festive celebrations on the streets are a reminder of the new year that has just passed. The temperature at 0-15 ℃ in March. The difference between morning and evening is very large, the night is below zero, and the maximum temperature during the day can be about 18 S℃。One day has four seasons! From morning till night, the weather has been changing as well as the temperature, but it is unlikely that it will snow in Lhasa in March.

Dressing Guide for Lhasa Travel in March

Tour Lhasa in March, it is recommended to add a shirt to your underwear, then a sweater and a lightweight coat outside. Zip up when it’s cold and wear a hat. Open the zipper or take off your coat when you are hot, and take off your sweater and wear a shirt and duvet when you walk hot.

During the day average 12 ℃, suits, jacket, windbreakers, casual wear, jackets, suits, thin sweaters and other warm clothes are suggested. At night average -2 ℃, it is recommended to wear cotton clothes, winter coats, leather jackets, thick coats, fedora, gloves, duvets, coat and other heavy warm clothing.

Lhasa Weather in March over the years

Date 1-Mar 2-Mar 3-Mar 4-Mar 5-Mar 6-Mar 7-Mar 8-Mar
Weather cloudy overcast cloudy cloudy cloudy overcast cloudy sunny
Max (℃) 16℃ 13℃ 13℃ 12℃ 14℃ 12℃ 11℃ 12℃
Min (℃) -1℃ 0℃ 0℃ -1℃ 1℃ 1℃ -2℃ -3℃
Date 9-Mar 10-Mar 11-Mar 12-Mar 13-Mar 14-Mar 15-Mar 16-Mar
Weather cloudy overcast overcast cloudy overcast cloudy cloudy overcast
Max (℃) 12℃ 10℃ 12℃ 10℃ 11℃ 12℃ 14℃ 14℃
Min (℃) -2℃ -1℃ -1℃ -1℃ -1℃ -3℃ 0℃ 1℃
Date 17-Mar 18-Mar 19-Mar 20-Mar 21-Mar 22-Mar 23-Mar 24-Mar
Weather overcast overcast cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy cloudy
Max (℃) 13℃ 14℃ 13℃ 13℃ 15℃ 15℃ 15℃ 15℃
Min (℃) -1℃ 1℃ 0℃ 0℃ 1℃ 2℃ 2℃ 1℃
Date 25-Mar 26-Mar 27-Mar 28-Mar 29-Mar 30-Mar 31-Mar
Weather cloudy sleet cloudy cloudy overcast sleet sleet
Max (℃) 16℃ 17℃ 15℃ 14℃ 14℃ 14℃ 12℃
Min (℃) 1℃ 2℃ 2℃ 1℃ 2℃ 2℃ 0℃

Lhasa Travel Guide in March

Because it is the first to the plateau, it is recommended to slow down when you tour Lhasa. Whether it is climbing into the Potala Palace ladder or to the suburbs to visit the Drepung monastery, Sera Monastery, you have to walk as slowly as possible, one is to avoid sweating, and the other is to avoid intense exercise caused by a faster heartbeat.

For the other areas in Tibet, most of the lakes are frozen, and the air is dry. March is one of the best tourist seasons to tour Nyingchi, there holds peach Blossom Festival every March. Peach Blossom, peak array, the scenery is very beautiful.

The Snowy Mountains more spectacular if you visit them in March than other seasons. Mount Namjagbarwa with the aristocratic pride, it was still a generous display of the face. Himalaya’s five peaks are clearly visible, do not have to get up too early, 7:30 from the sunset, all the way to the mountain road can see the sunrise from holy mount. Only a little, winter is the dry season, without snow on the top of the Everest, so appreciate the unique beauty of Everest snow roof is not as breathtaking as summer.

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.

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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