Tibet Mount Everest Travel Weather and Climate in November
Tibet Mount Everest Weather and Climate in November
Average Minimum Temperature (℃): -13
Average Maximum Temperature (℃): 8
Average Precipitation/Rainfall (mm): 0.9mm
When you travel to Tibet, the region around Everest Base Camp in Tibetan side starts to enter early winter in November, with an average temperature of -13 degrees to 8 degrees. There is less precipitation, and once it rains, the road surface will become easy to freeze. During this time, the camp is dry and frigid, let alone the fierce wind blowing across the region. However, the days are always sunny and clear, free from water vapor blocking and refraction, making it particularly easy to see the clear view of the mountain peak. So, November is in fact one of the best time to appreciate and shoot Mount Everest.
What to Wear for a November Tibet Mount Everest Travel
For the nightly temperature drop and the temperature extremes as you change elevation, dress in layers with a coat, trousers, and a T-shirt. Cover up and wear a sun hat and sunglasses because of the UV radiation. You might need a coat inside Tibetan hotels and restaurants because many don’t have central heating. Take heavier winter gear and gloves up to the higher mountain areas.
Useful Travel Tips for your Tibet Mount Everest Travel in November
- With such a varied climate around the year, travel to EBC is something that does require careful planning in terms of making sure that your packing is right for the time of year.
- There are some medications for altitude sickness available, but you should consult your own doctor before you take them, and it is not recommended.
- Tibet Travel Permit: This permit is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is required for all international travelers heading for Tibet. You need to apply for this permit one month prior to your arrival in Tibet as this permit takes some time to get ready and you need to produce the original copy of this permit at the Airport before you board the flight.
- Oxygen levels are much lower in Tibet, so most people get altitude sickness. Cardiovascular conditions are exacerbated, so for the best experience, seek health advice before going and acclimate before exertion or going higher than Lhasa.
- The highly recommended travel seasons of Mount Everest are from April to June, and September to December.
- Oxygen levels are much lower in Tibet, so most people get altitude sickness and cardiovascular conditions are exacerbated. For the best experience, seek health advice before going and acclimate before exertion or going higher than Lhasa.
- Tourism drops substantially in November from October, so you’ll get a more authentic experience. The people around you may be mainly Tibetan. So November is an excellent time for touring the highlights before the temperature drops in December.
Things to see and do at Tibet Mount Everest in November
Mt. Everest Base Camp (5,200 meters): Mt. Everest has clear dry weather in November so you can enjoy sightseeing and hiking. It is the driest month of the year with only 1 day of precipitation and 1 mm of precipitation usually. Though it is sunny, the UV radiation isn’t very intense. The average nightly low is -12 °C (10 °F), and the average daily high temperature is 7 °C (45 °F). It feels nicely cool during sunny days at the 17,000 feet elevation.