Tingri County Climate
Tingri belongs to plateau temperate monsoon climate, the temperature difference of day and night is obvious and the air is very dry. The annual rainfall is very limited and the duration of sunshine is long, the annual average sunshine time is about 3393.3 hours, which equals to 77 percent. But the temperature is relatively low, and the annual average temperature is 2.8-3.9 c. Tingri is influenced by the local steppe climate. During the year, there is little rainfall in Tingri. This location is classified as BSk by Köppen and Geiger. The temperature here averages 2.5 °C. About 290 mm of precipitation falls annually.
CLIMATE GRAPH // WEATHER BY MONTH TINGRI
The driest month is November, with 1 mm of rainfall. Most precipitation falls in August, with an average of 110 mm.
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE TINGRI
The warmest month of the year is July, with an average temperature of 12.0 °C. In January, the average temperature is -7.5 °C. It is the lowest average temperature of the whole year.
TINGRI WEATHER BY MONTH // WEATHER AVERAGES
|Avg. Temperature (°C)||-7.5||-5.9||-2.5||1.9||6.2||11.1||12||11.2||8.9||3.1||-2.4||-5.8|
|Min. Temperature (°C)||-17.6||-15.7||-11.5||-6.6||-2.1||3.3||6.2||5.7||2.3||-5.3||-12||-16.2|
|Max. Temperature (°C)||2.7||3.9||6.6||10.4||14.5||18.9||17.9||16.8||15.6||11.5||7.2||4.6|
|Avg. Temperature (°F)||18.5||21.4||27.5||35.4||43.2||52.0||53.6||52.2||48.0||37.6||27.7||21.6|
|Min. Temperature (°F)||0.3||3.7||11.3||20.1||28.2||37.9||43.2||42.3||36.1||22.5||10.4||2.8|
|Max. Temperature (°F)||36.9||39.0||43.9||50.7||58.1||66.0||64.2||62.2||60.1||52.7||45.0||40.3|
|Precipitation / Rainfall (mm)||2||2||2||4||7||28||92||110||31||9||1||2|
The difference in precipitation between the driest month and the wettest month is 109 mm. The average temperatures vary during the year by 19.5 °C.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
The best time to travel Tingri: Sep to Jan. Sept to Jan are excellent months to travel to Tingri because these days are quite dry. The weather is beginning to get warmer with the particular periodic quick shower. It is sometimes quieter than the other peak period of Sept to Nov.
WHAT TO WEAR
Bring multiple layers of long-sleeved, warm clothing with you so you will be prepared no matter the temperature. The temperature at night is much lower than it is during the day even during the summer, so also be prepared with cold weather gear like a hat, gloves, a scarf and a thick winter coat. Besides, the sunglasses and skin cream are necessary for protecting your skin from the strong ultraviolet ray.