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Shangri-La Weather

Zhongdian_MapShangri-La is about 3300 meters (10,826 ft.) above sea level and is a humid plateau climate. The four seasons are not markedly different, but the temperature here changes much between day and night. On a sunny day, the temperature can reach up to 30C (86F), but when the sun is down it can feel like winter. Therefore, all visitors are advised to bring some warm clothing.

During the spring months (March-May) the snow melts, but the temperature is still cold, between 5-20C (42-68F). Summer (June-August) is the season with the highest temperature of about 15-30C (59-86F) and also the most rainfall. Autumn (September-October) is the harvest season and boasts the most beautiful scenery of the year with temperature of about 5-30C (42-86F). Winter (November-February) sometimes records snowfall and regular sees temperature go below freezing with a high range up to about 20C (68F).

 Shangri-La Temperature and Rainfall
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Temp.

(F) 48.9 53.6 60.6 66.2 69.9 70.2 72.7 71.8 67.5 62.2 55.0 49.5
(C) 9.4 12.0 15.9 19.0 21.1 21.2 22.6 22.1 19.7 16.8 12.8 9.7
Rainfall (cm) 6.3 4.5 12.3 27.8 95.6 182.5 210.2 177.0 153.5 78.2 19.6 6.3

Days of rainfall

1.2 1.2 2.3 5.0 10.5 16.1 14.2 12.8 13.0 9.5 3.6 1.2


ShangriLa Weather Forecast


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