Ngari Travel Weather and Climate in February
Tibet Ngari Weather and Climate in February
When you go to Ngari in February. The average minimum temperature in February in Ngari (usually at night) is 21 degrees below zero (5.8 degrees below zero Fahrenheit). The average maximum temperature in February in Ngari is 5 degrees Celsius (41 degrees Fahrenheit). Because of the high terrain, the wind here is very strong and the temperature difference between morning and evening is especially large.
Historical Tibet Ngari Average Daily Temperatures in February
|Days||Average High||Average Low|
|1||5℃ /41℉||-12℃ /10℉|
|4||-4℃ / 25℉||-21℃ /-5.8℉|
|5||-4℃ /25℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|6||-3℃ /27℉||-14℃ /6.8℉|
|8||-3℃ /27℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|9||-5℃ /23℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|10||-5℃ /23℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|11||-5℃ /23℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|12||-4℃ /25℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|13||-6℃ /21℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|14||-5℃ /23℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|15||-3℃ /27℉||-20℃ /-4.0℉|
|18||-3℃ /27℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|19||0℃ /32℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|20||1℃ /34℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|21||1℃ /34℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|22||1℃ /34℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|23||-1℃ /30℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|24||0℃ /32℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|26||0℃ /32℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|27||3℃ /37℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
What to Wear for a February Ngari Travel
Most areas of Sichuan-Tibet line are covered with ice and snow in winter, the temperature is very low, and many mountain roads are blocked due to snow and dark ice. It is suggested to bring these clothes: thick or sandwich cotton-padded clothes and feather. Warm bottoming clothes: thick sweaters or warm clothes can be added appropriately for those who are afraid of cold and are physically weak. Thick casual pants, outdoor pants, sports pants, etc.; Cotton underwear is preferred. Prepare a set for change. Hard-soled sneakers, out shoes and sneakers are suitable.
Useful Travel Tips for your Ngari Travel in February
- Because of individual differences, individuals will have slight high reaction, such as low fever and dizziness. The body will have a process of gradual adjustment. Of course, if you have a cold and a high fever, you have to see a doctor in time. You can’t delay getting sick in Tibet, because it is easy to cause pulmonary edema and cerebral edema, and you can’t joke about your life.
- A few days before the trip, you can eat some rhodiola rosea. When traveling, you can bring a little glucose. Glucose is very effective. You can prepare more. It is very useful for dizziness. It is better to buy more sets of clothes. In addition, cold medicine, antipyretics, antiviral oral liquid and oxygen bottles need to be prepared.
- Fruits need to be prepared by oneself. Tibet is short of materials. Many fruits are not fresh and expensive. It is suggested to bring two boxes of fruits that can be stored for a long time, such as apples and pears. Those who like to eat snacks can bring them according to their hobbies! Food must be prepared for at least two days, in case of landslides on the road, traffic jam will be in trouble, you can go to the supermarket to supply food to the county seat!
What can you do in Ngari
Mount Kailash: Mount Kailash is a peak in the Kailash Range (Gangdisê Mountains), which forms part of the Transhimalaya in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China.Mt. Kailash lies near the source of some of the longest rivers in Asia: the Indus River, Sutlej River, Brahmaputra River, and Karnali River (a tributary of the Ganges River). It is considered a sacred place in four religions: Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism. The mountain lies near Lake Manasarovar and Lake Rakshastal.
Lake Manasarovar: Covering more than 400 square kilometers of waters, Lake Manasarovar is the world’s highest freshwater lake which is revered a sacred place in four religions: Bön, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism with an altitude of 4, 587 meters above sea level and the water depth of 77 meters. It is the holiest lake in Asia and an important pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhists alike.
Zanda Earth Forest: Situated between the Himalayas and the Transhimalaya, Zanda national geopark is a fantastic world of a great variety of earth forests stretching for nearly 100km. Altitude varies from 3,750 meters to 4,450 meters, and the whole area is about 2,464km.The landscape of steeps and cliffs is diverse, craggy and spectacular. Some are like castles, towers or pagodas.
Tholing Monastery: Tholing Monastery is the oldest monastery (or gompa) in the Ngari Prefecture of western Tibet. It is situated in Tholing (Zanda), Zanda County, near the Indian border of Ladakh. It was built in 997 AD by Yeshe-Ö, the second King of the Guge Kingdom. In Tibetan language ‘Tholing’ means “hovering in the sky forever” and is reflected by the location of the monastery at an elevation of 12,400 feet (3,800 m).
Pangong Tso Lake: Pangong Tso, Tibetan for “high grassland lake”, also referred to as Pangong Lake, is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 feet). It is 134 km long and extends from India to China. Approximately 60% of the length of the lake lies in China. The lake is 5 km wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 km2. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water. It is not a part of Indus river basin area and geographically a separate land locked river basin.