WHEN TO GO ?
- The winters are long (November to March) and arduous with temperatures dropping down to -40 ° C.The coldest months are December and January. A stay in Mongolia around this time is perhaps an unforgettable experience especially if youstay with the locals during the TsagaanSar (lunar new year) celebrations.
- The spring is very short (April – May). Temperatures do rise slightly but the cold still persists.May is particularly unpredictable, you might just experience all 4 seasons in one day. However, it is also the birthing season of the livestock of the nomadic herders. If you are interested in taking part in the nomadic lifestyle and want to observe their work, this would be an ideal time to visit.
- The summer, which lasts from June to mid-September, is the most pleasant time to visit Mongolia.Temperatures exceed 20 ° C, and it can be very hot during July and August, especially in the Gobi. June and July can be quite wet. From mid-August the nights are cooler but the days remain sunny and pleasant.
- The fall, like spring, is very short. From mid-September the orange hues of autumn cover the landscape and on the off chance it can snow. Up until late October thedays remain sunny and dry but the temperatures do start to drop.