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 Leh Climate/Weather



Temperature
Maximum
Minimum
Summer
25 °C
8 °C
Winter
(-) 5 °C
(-) 20°C

Rain-fall: 15cm, 6" (annual average)

Clothing: Cotton & light woollens in summer and heavy woollens including down-filled wind proof upper garments in winter.

Historical Background

Ladakh lies on the rain shadow side of the Himalayan. Where dry monsoon winds reaches Leh after being robbed of its moisture in plains and the Himalayan mountain. The district combines the condition of both arctic and desert climate. Therefore Ladakh is often called “ COLD DESERT

The main features of this COLD DESERT are:

  • Wide diurnal and seasonal fluctuations in temperature with -40°C in Winter and + 35°C in Summer.
  • Precipitation is very low with annual precipitation of 10cm mainly inform of snow.
  • Air is very dry and relative humidity range from 6-24%
  • Due to high altitude and low humidity the radiation  level is very high. The global solar radiation is as high as 6-7 Kwh/mm (which is among the highest in the World).
  • Dust storms are very common in the afternoon.
  • Soil is thin , sandy and porous.
  • The entire are is devoid of any natural vegetation.
  • Irrigation is mainly through channels from the glacier-melted snow.   

 Leh Hotels


 Leh Tours


TOUR NAME DURATION PLACES
Discover Ladakh 03 Nights & 04 Days Leh-Hemis-Khardungla pass-Leh
Discover Ladakh

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Leh

  • Ending Point:
  • Leh

  • Duration:
  • 03 Nights / 04 Days


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Ladakh Exotica 05 Nights & 06 Days Leh–Alchi–Lamayuru–
Pangong–Leh
Ladakh Exotica

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Leh

  • Ending Point:
  • Leh

  • Duration:
  • 05 Nights / 06 Days


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Discover the Silk route 04 Nights & 05 Days Leh - Khardungla-Nubra Valley-Hemis-Leh
Discover the Silk Route

Tour Information

  • Starting Point:
  • Leh

  • Ending Point:
  • Leh

  • Duration:
  • 04 Nights / 05 Days


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