The average temperature in December in the Mount Kailash area is -19 ℃ to -5 ℃, and the temperature difference between day and night is more than 20 degrees. The weather is mainly sunny and snowy. The wind is strong, destructive, and the blizzard rages, which make Ngari one of the toughest places for human beings in the world.
The weather in Ngari area in December is mainly sunny, and the snowfall is snow showers. Due to the low temperature, the tap water freezes, the river freezes, and the ground is frozen. Extreme temperatures occur between December and January. Traveling to the Mount Kailash area in winter requires great courage and psychological preparation.
During daytime, it is recommended to wear velvet jackets, cotton coats, leather jackets, or winter clothes such as thermal underwear and sweaters. Other items include hats, sunglasses, masks, sun protection bibs, earmuffs, gloves, etc. to protect the face from sunburn.
The Ngari Circuit often closed due to heavy snow, so be sure to check the local weather in advance for preparation. At this time, it is almost impossible to go to the Mt Kailash.