Nagqu Travel Weather and Climate in June

Nagqu Travel Weather and Climate in June

Average Temperature (℃): 7.8
Average Precipitation/Rainfall (mm): 83.3

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
-3.1 -1.3 2.9 6.8 11.2 14.9 15.6 15.1 12.7 7.5 1.8 -1.9
-21.1 -18.3 -13.6 -8.5 -3.3 1.5 3.5 3.0 0.3 -6 -14.4 -20.1
Rainfall (mm) 3.2 3.3 3.6 11.2 28.5 83.3 103.1 91.5 75.2 20.4 3.8 2.6

Lying within the sub-frigid zone of Tibet, Nagqu experiences extremes of cold and wind, and is an area prone to extremely dry air and violent storms. Throughout the year, there is no period where there is no frost in the prefecture, and the land is under a state of semi-permanent permafrost, even in the summer months.

What to Wear for a June Nagqu Travel

You will need to take plenty of clothes to stay warm, as the area is pretty cold throughout the year, with daily temperatures never getting above 15 degrees. Layers are better than thick jackets and sweaters, and can help you stay warmer. It is also easier to warm up or cool down by peeling off layers of thinner clothes.

Things to see and do at Nagqu in June

Lying between the the southern slope of Tanggula Mountain and the northern foot of Nyainqentanglha Mountain, Nagchu (also known as Nagqu or Naqu) is home to rolling mountains, vast grassland, stunning lakes and precious species, like Nagqu River – the headwater of the Nujiang River (the Salween), Tangra Yum Tso – a holy lake of the Bon religion, Siling Tso – the world’s highest lake, Changtang Prairie – the world’s largest grassland plateau, Nagqu Horse Racing Festival – the most magnificent horse racing festival in Tibet, etc.

Useful Travel Tips for your Nagqu Travel in June

In Nagqu, which is around 1,000 meters higher than Lhasa, you may need to take things easy at first, to allow your body to get used to the increase in altitude. Normally, there is very little risk of altitude sickness by increasing your elevation by this much for a short period, as long as you do not over exert yourself and refrain from drinking alcohol and smoking. It is essential that you drink plenty of water to remain hydrated, and eat good healthy food for the duration of your trip to Nagqu.

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