Nagqu Travel Weather and Climate in October

Nagqu Travel Weather and Climate in October

Average Temperature (℃):0.3
Average Precipitation/Rainfall (mm): 20.4

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.

  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

What to Wear for a October Nagqu Travel

A windbreaker, a fleece jacket and other warm coats are advisable at any time of year. A down jacket (better with hat) together with other warm-keeping clothing is necessary when you stay outdoor in Tibet at night or if you want to travel into remote areas or to have a trekking tour. A pair of slippers and a pair of durable and comfortable shoes, like sport footwear, snow boots when needed. Water-proof and warm-keeping climbing shoes are recommended.

Things to see and do at Nagqu in October

As you travel deeper in Nagqu, more than natural beauty, you will learn its history, culture, art etc. The most eyes-catching attractions in Nagqu must be Qiangtang Pairie and Nyqinqentanglha Mountains. In addition to them, there are Ancient Xiangxiong Ruins, Basu Rock Paintings, Yarlung Scenic Area etc. The most featured activity in Nagchu is Horsing Racing Fair, which shows performance as well as games.

Useful Travel Tips for your Nagqu Travel in October

Nagqu is about 4,500 meters above sea level. Most people will encounter more or less high altitude problems in the plateau. Most of them will be uncomfortable for 1-2 days, then they will be ok. These helpful measures are as follows:

  • Make a physical examination before going to Nagqu.
  • Do not take a shower as far as possible.
  • Do not catch a cold as far as possible.
  • Give up smoking and drinking.
  • Take a oxygen bag if necessary.
  • Pay attention to diet, eat food rich in vitamins that are easy to digest and drink plenty of water.

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