Climate and Weather
Since Xiahe is located on the fringe of the Tibetan Plateau, with an elevation of 3,000m above sea level, it is generally lower in temperature than other cities at the same latitude. The annual average temperature here stays at around 4°C. Even in summer the monthly temperatures are between 8°C and 14°C. Precipitation is mild, at 600 to 810mm per annum. The daily temperature differs a lot from the morning time to the early afternoon. It could be summer if you are in the sunshine and winter in the shade.