Nyingchi Travel Weather and Climate in January

Nyingchi Weather and Climate in January

Average Minimum Temperature (℃): -5
Average Maximum Temperature (℃): 8.5
Average Precipitation/Rainfall (mm): 1.82

January is the coldest month in Nyingchi, and temperatures drop to a balmy eight degrees during the day, at their coldest. Nights are a little colder, though rarely dropping below -2 degrees. In Nyingchi, to the east of Lhasa, the temperatures are much warmer than other parts of Tibet, mostly due to the lower elevation of the prefecture.

What to Wear for a January Nyingchi Travel

January is a cold month in Nyingchi, and while you may find the weather and temperature pleasant and warm in the daytime, at night it is always going to get cold. For the best experience of Nyingchi in the winter, you should make sure that you have the right gear for a winter tour, including plenty of warmer clothing, tough strong boots to protect your feet, warm socks, gloves, warm hat and sun hat, sunglasses for the bright sunlight, lip balm, moisturizer, and sun cream.

Things to see and do at Nyingchi in January

Nyingchi is known as the “Swiss Alps” of Tibet, and rightly so, as it has a very alpine climate, with warmer winter months than anywhere else on the plateau. The beauty of Nyingchi lies in its natural landscape of high mountains, deep valleys, and lush foliage. An alpine area of intense natural beauty, even in January, this stunning landscape is worth a visit.

Useful Travel Tips for your Nyingchi Travel in January

In winter month including January, the oxygen content of the plateau is less than that in summer, resulting in a higher probability to suffer from altitude sickness. It is advised to drink Rhodiola in advance for ten days and a half before entering Tibet. And medication to relieve the symptoms like Rhodiola Compound Capsule and Gaoyuan’an can also be prepared.

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