March in Xining witnesses a high temperature of 10 °C (50 °F), but the lowest is still around –4 °C (24.8 °F). Furthermore, you may still feel chilly at night, as the temperature may decline to about –6 °C (21.2 °F) at night. What's more, a little breeze often blows and the days are sometimes cloudy. In March, it may lightly snow so bring an umbrella with you.
Some thermal clothing, such as an overcoat and thick socks, are recommended when you go outdoors for a long time. March is the time when everything is fresh. During this month, the flowers begin to blossom and the trees begin to grow. The Butter Flower Exhibition takes place in Xining this month, where you can appreciate the flowers of the spring.