Mt.Kailash and Lake Mansarovar are located in the Ngari area, where belongs to the plateau mountain climate. There are two major features of the climate: high elevation and cold temperature, causing this area to be dominated by winter, while summer is short.
Kailash and Mansarovar temperature in Four Seasons
Winter: From November to April of each year, the temperature is below the freezing point and the wind is strong. Despite the low temperature and strong wind, it is accompanied by a clear sky. It's recommended to pack warm underwear, knee pads, climbing clothes or down jackets, and trekking shoes.
Summer: From May to September each year, the temperature is between 5 °C to 20 °C. The weather is cool during the day, while it drops to around 5 °C at night. This period is also in the rainy season in Tibet, but the weather in Ngari during the day is mainly sunny. It's recommended to pack knitwear, long trousers, outdoor jackets and light down jackets.
Spring and Autumn: The spring and autumn seasons in the Ngari area are not obvious.