Shangri-La Weather in February

Shangri-La Weather in February

February is one of the coldest months in the year in Shangri-La, but the temperature is a bit higher than last month. There are more sunny and snowy days during the month, and the average temperature is between -6°C/21.2°F and 7°C/44.6°F.

Average Maximum Average Minimum Highest Maximum Lowest Minimum
7 -6 14 -10
44.6 21.2 57.2 14.0

Sunny Days: 10 days

Cloudy Days: 2 days

Rainy Days: 6 days

Snowy Days: 1 day

What to wear and bring

Early February

In early February, the temperature is as low as -9°C/15.8°F. The rainy days and snowy days of the whole month are concentrated in this period. It is recommended that you wear down jackets, fur coats or windproof coats.


In mid-February, the temperature continues to drop, with the minimum temperature staying generally around -6°C/21.2°F. Compared with early and late February, the middle of February is colder. As it is sunny for most of the time, it is recommended that you wear windbreakers, down jackets, or other heavyweight warm clothes for outings.


Weather on the Chinese Spring Festival

On Spring Festival, it is usually snowy and quite cold, with the temperature staying between around -6°C/21.2°F and 6°C/42.8°F. In China, almost every family has to go shopping on this day. It is recommended that you wear warm clothing like fur coats, down jackets or winter coats. Bring rain gear in case of snow.

Late February

In late February, it is warmer than other periods in the whole month, and there are more sunny days, with a little rainfall. It is recommended that you wear cotton-padded clothes, winter clothes, etc. Bring your rain gear in case of rain.

Historical Shangri-La Weather in February

historical Shangri-La weather in februaryclick here to enlarge
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