Lhasa sits at 3550m/11,645 feet above sea level, but sits at the same latitude as Cairo, Egypt and northern Florida. It is one of the mildest regions of Tibet with winter night time temperatures averaging around -4C/25F. During the summer, Lhasa is quite comfortable with an average day time temperature of around 21C/70F. Lhasa averages over 285 sunny days, is relatively dry and receives very little snowfall. July and August are considered to be the rainy months, but even then the rain really isn't a problem.