Tibet, or “Tibet” for short. Tibet autonomous region, the capital of Lhasa, is located in the southwest border of the People’s Republic of China. It is one of the five ethnic autonomous regions in China.
Located in the southwest of the People’s Republic of China, the Tibet autonomous region occupies about one eighth of China’s total land area, ranking second only to the xinjiang uygur autonomous region.
The qinghai-tibet plateau is the highest plateau in the world with the latest uplift and the largest area. The Tibetan plateau is located in the main area of the qinghai-tibet plateau.
The climate of Tibet is unique and complex due to the influence of topography, landform and atmospheric circulation. The climate is generally cold and dry in the northwest and warm and humid in the southeast. Under the alternating control of the west wind in winter and southwest monsoon in summer, the dry season and rainy season in Tibet are very distinct. May ~ September is the rainy season, the rainfall generally accounts for about 90% of the annual precipitation.
Tibet has the highest solar radiation in China, twice as much or one-third more than the plain areas at the same latitude. It also has the longest sunshine hours in the country.