January is the coldest month of the year in Lhasa, with an average temperature of –1.6 °C (29.1 °F). The maximum temperature is 6.9 °C (44.4 °F) and the minimum temperature is –10.1 °C (13.8 °F). Although it is very cold this month, there are still lots of pleasant days when the sun shines in Lhasa. The weather is dry and windy.

Despite lots of sunlight in , there is still a very big difference in daytime and nighttime temperatures. At night, the weather is chilly even if it was sunny during the day. Since most hotels in Lhasa have no central heating, bring winter clothing. Generally, a T-shirt, an overcoat, and jeans are necessary. Sunhats, sunglasses, and suntan lotion are also indispensable to avoid being burned by the strong ultraviolet rays in this high altitude area. What's more, since it is usually windy and dry in Lhasa, bring lipstick or other lip protection. Considering the thin air and high-latitude of Lhasa, please get a health checkup before going to make sure that you can adapt to the climate there. Also bring medicine to prevent altitude sickness, and vitamins can help you get accustomed to the local weather.

 Lhasa Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average 
Temperature
High 
Temperature
Low 
Temperature
Humidity
(%)
Sunrise / Sunset
Jan. 1 -0.2°C / 31.6°F 9.2°C / 48.6°F -6.2°C / 20.8°F 28 08:50 / 19:07
Jan. 2 2.4°C / 36.3°F 7.5°C / 45.5°F -0.3°C / 31.5°F 57 08:51 / 19:08
Jan. 3 -0.5°C / 31.1°F 5.6°C / 42.1°F -6.8°C / 19.8°F 44 08:51 / 19:09
Jan. 4 -2.4°C / 27.7°F 3.8°C / 38.8°F -7.1°C / 19.2°F 35 08:51 / 19:09
Jan. 5 -3.8°C / 25.2°F 5.4°C / 41.7°F -9.5°C / 14.9°F 34 08:51 / 19:10
Jan. 6 -2.9°C / 26.8°F 6.3°C / 43.3°F -9.7°C / 14.5°F 27 08:51 / 19:11
Jan. 7 -2.5°C / 27.5°F 7.1°C / 44.8°F -10.1°C / 13.8°F 27 08:51 / 19:12
Jan. 8 -0.7°C / 30.7°F 5.9°C / 42.6°F -6.7°C / 19.9°F 20 08:52 / 19:12
Jan. 9 2°C / 35.6°F 8.5°C / 47.3°F -4.2°C / 24.4°F 19 08:52 / 19:13
Jan. 10 -0.5°C / 31.1°F 8.1°C / 46.6°F -8.3°C / 17.1°F 26 08:52 / 19:14
Jan. 11 -0.4°C / 31.3°F 5.1°C / 41.2°F -8.4°C / 16.9°F 18 08:52 / 19:15
Jan. 12 -2.4°C / 27.7°F 3.8°C / 38.8°F -10°C / 14°F 20 08:52 / 19:16
Jan. 13 -4°C / 24.8°F 1.8°C / 35.2°F -6.9°C / 19.6°F 21 08:52 / 19:16
Jan. 14 -7.3°C / 18.9°F -0.7°C / 30.7°F -13°C / 8.6°F 19 08:52 / 19:17
Jan. 15 -5.9°C / 21.4°F 3.4°C / 38.1°F -12.6°C / 9.3°F 21 08:51 / 19:18
Jan. 16 -3.8°C / 25.2°F 8.3°C / 46.9°F -10.7°C / 12.7°F 21 08:51 / 19:19
Jan. 17 -1.4°C / 29.5°F 8.8°C / 47.8°F -9.9°C / 14.2°F 24 08:51 / 19:20
Jan. 18 0.7°C / 33.3°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F -7.4°C / 18.7°F 22 08:51 / 19:21
Jan. 19 1.3°C / 34.3°F 8°C / 46.4°F -6.3°C / 20.7°F 13 08:51 / 19:22
Jan. 20 0.2°C / 32.4°F 5.8°C / 42.4°F -5.7°C / 21.7°F 15 08:51 / 19:22
Jan. 21 -0.7°C / 30.7°F 7.3°C / 45.1°F -6.4°C / 20.5°F 18 08:50 / 19:23
Jan. 22 -0.9°C / 30.4°F 8.6°C / 47.5°F -8.3°C / 17.1°F 14 08:50 / 19:24
Jan. 23 -1.3°C / 29.7°F 10.6°C / 51.1°F -9.1°C / 15.6°F 18 08:50 / 19:25
Jan. 24 0.5°C / 32.9°F 11.7°C / 53.1°F -6.2°C / 20.8°F 18 08:49 / 19:26
Jan. 25 -0.5°C / 31.1°F 11.9°C / 53.4°F -7.8°C / 18°F 16 08:49 / 19:27
Jan. 26 0.4°C / 32.7°F 14.4°C / 57.9°F -7.4°C / 18.7°F 21 08:49 / 19:28
Jan. 27 1.7°C / 35.1°F 10°C / 50°F -5.7°C / 21.7°F 19 08:48 / 19:28
Jan. 28 -0.3°C / 31.5°F 9.1°C / 48.4°F -8.2°C / 17.2°F 15 08:48 / 19:29
Jan. 29 1.1°C / 34°F 9.2°C / 48.6°F -7.2°C / 19°F 18 08:47 / 19:30
Jan. 30 -0.4°C / 31.3°F 8.2°C / 46.8°F -6.4°C / 20.5°F 17 08:47 / 19:31
Jan. 31 -0.7°C / 30.7°F 9.8°C / 49.6°F -8.3°C / 17.1°F 20 08:46 / 19:32

 

 

 

 

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