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Lhasa Weather in May

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The weather in May is much warmer in Lhasa, with the average temperature of 12.2 °C (53.9 °F). The minimum temperature is 5 °C (41 °F) and the maximum temperature is 19.3 °C (66.7 °F).

May marks the beginning of summer, and the temperature and rainfall increase continually. Long-sleeve shirts, sweaters, and overcoats or down jackets are enough for this weather. Bring an overcoat for the early morning and evening coolness. Ultraviolet radiation is a little stronger outside since the sun shines brighter, so use sunscreen to protect your skin. A sunhat, sunglasses, and suntan lotion are indispensable for avoiding the strong ultraviolet rays in this high-altitude area. Also bring lip protection, such as lipstick or lip balm. See our Lhasa Tours.

Lhasa Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
May   1 63 °F 17.22 °C 37 °F 2.78 °C
May   2 63 °F 17.22 °C 37 °F 2.78 °C
May   3 63 °F 17.22 °C 37 °F 2.78 °C
May   4 64 °F 17.78 °C 38 °F 3.33 °C
May   5 64 °F 17.78 °C 38 °F 3.33 °C
May   6 64 °F 17.78 °C 38 °F 3.33 °C
May   7 64 °F 17.78 °C 38 °F 3.33 °C
May   8 65 °F 18.33 °C 39 °F 3.89 °C
May   9 65 °F 18.33 °C 39 °F 3.89 °C
May   10 65 °F 18.33 °C 39 °F 3.89 °C
May   11 65 °F 18.33 °C 39 °F 3.89 °C
May   12 66 °F 18.89 °C 40 °F 4.44 °C
May   13 66 °F 18.89 °C 40 °F 4.44 °C
May   14 66 °F 18.89 °C 40 °F 4.44 °C
May   15 66 °F 18.89 °C 41 °F 5 °C
May   16 67 °F 19.44 °C 41 °F 5 °C
May   17 67 °F 19.44 °C 41 °F 5 °C
May   18 67 °F 19.44 °C 41 °F 5 °C
May   19 67 °F 19.44 °C 42 °F 5.56 °C
May   20 68 °F 20 °C 42 °F 5.56 °C
May   21 68 °F 20 °C 42 °F 5.56 °C
May   22 68 °F 20 °C 43 °F 6.11 °C
May   23 68 °F 20 °C 43 °F 6.11 °C
May   24 68 °F 20 °C 43 °F 6.11 °C
May   25 69 °F 20.56 °C 43 °F 6.11 °C
May   26 69 °F 20.56 °C 44 °F 6.67 °C
May   27 69 °F 20.56 °C 44 °F 6.67 °C
May   28 69 °F 20.56 °C 44 °F 6.67 °C
May   29 70 °F 21.11 °C 44 °F 6.67 °C
May   30 70 °F 21.11 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
May   31 70 °F 21.11 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C

Lhasa Climate Information by Month