Tibet Mount Kailash Travel Weather and Climate in January
Tibet Mount Kailash Weather and Climate in January
When you go to Mount Kailash in January. The average minimum temperature in January in Mount Kailash (usually at night) is 22 degrees below zero (7.6 degrees below zero Fahrenheit). The average maximum temperature in December in Mount Kailash is 7 degrees Celsius (45 degrees Fahrenheit). Because of the high terrain, the wind here is very strong and the temperature difference between morning and evening is especially large.
|Days||Average High||Average Low|
|1||-3℃ /27℉||-20℃ /-4.0℉|
|4||-6℃ / 21℉||-20℃ /-4.0℉|
|5||-2℃ /28℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|6||-3℃ /27℉||-21℃ /-2.2℉|
|8||-3℃ /27℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|9||-3℃ /27℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|10||-2℃ /28℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|11||2℃ /36℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|12||7℃ /45℉||-12℃ /10℉|
|13||6℃ /43℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|14||2℃ /36℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|15||-1℃ /24.8℉||-20℃ /-4.0℉|
|17||-1 °C/30.2℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|18||4℃ /39℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|19||-1℃ /37.4℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|20||-1℃ /33.8℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|21||1℃ /34℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|22||1℃ /34℉||-17℃ /1.4℉|
|23||0℃ /32℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|24||-2℃ /28℉||-19℃ /-2.2℉|
|26||-2℃ /28℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|27||-5℃ /23℉||-18℃ /-0.40℉|
|29||-2℃ /28℉||-16℃ /3.2℉|
|30||0℃ /32℉||-15℃ /5.0℉|
|31||2℃ /36℉||-14℃ /6.8℉|
What to Wear for a January Tibet Mount Kailash Travel
Most parts of Tibet are covered with ice and snow in winter, and the temperature is very low. Many mountain roads are blocked by snow and dark ice. It is recommended to bring these clothes: thick coats or quilts and down with layers. Thick sweaters or warm-keeping suits can be added appropriately for those who are afraid of cold and are physically weak. Thick casual pants, outdoor pants, sports pants, etc.; Warm pants: cotton pants, woolen pants, etc.
Hard-soled sneakers, out shoes and sneakers are suitable.
Useful Travel Tips for your Tibet Mount Kailash Travel in January
- Since this spot is a high land, so the wind is very strong here, especially in the morning, please take some warm clothes with you.
- The sunrise time will change according to different seasons. Please check the actual sunrise time with the local people.
- If possible, bring wide angle lens, ultra wide angle lens, polarizer and tripod to help to shoot better photos.
What can you do in Mount Kailash
Mount Kailash is recognized as a sacred mountain in the world and is also recognized as the center of the world by China’s Tibetan Bonism, Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and ancient Jainism. Mount Kailash is one of the ten most beautiful and shocking mountains in China.
In addition to appreciating its magnificent appearance, the main purpose of visiting Mount Kailash is to pilgrimage mountain.
Generally, good-strength mountaineers and local Tibetans can complete the pilgrimage mountain in one day, while ordinary-strength travelers can use two days. The road on the first day is relatively smooth. It takes about 5 hours from Taqin to reach the Zhire Monastery, which is about 5100 meters above sea level. Attention should be paid to prevent the occurrence of altitude reaction. The road from Zhilepu Temple to the highest point in the whole journey, about 5,630 meters, is the hardest part of the mountain turn starting the next day. This section of road is about 5 kilometers long, mainly rocky road, with a slope of nearly 60 degrees and a steep rise of more than 500 meters above sea level. Attention should be paid to adjusting the rhythm. On the way, you will pass an ancient celestial burial platform surrounded by various prayer flags and Tibetan belongings. Ancient religious beliefs led Tibetans to believe that discarding personal belongings symbolizes a rebirth of the body, and more devout believers may choose to leave a drop of blood or a wisp of hair.