Yushu Weather and Climate
Because of the unique geography and high altitude, Yushu has a typical plateau alpine climate. There are no distinct four seasons in Yushu, only warm and cold seasons are seen in Yushu. The cold season is as long as 7 – 8 months, and warm season is 4 – 5 months. The annual average temperature in Yushu is 2.9 degrees, with average temperature of 12.5 degrees in July and minus 7.5 degrees in January. The annual average rainfall in Yushu is 487mm.