Gobi desert weather in February (Mongolia)

Looking to travel to Gobi desert in February? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In February, Gobi desert generally has very low temperatures and almost no snowfall. February falls within the winter season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around -5°C (show in °F). But by evening, they drop to around -19°C. It's a notably cold month; make sure to wear layers to stay warm. It's wiser to gear up in advance than to be caught off-guard, trembling in the cold.

Gobi desert in February usually receives almost no snowfall, averaging around 3.4 mm (show in inches) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 2 days of the month will see snowfall.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, February may not be the ideal month to visit Gobi desert. May, June, July, August and September typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March, November and December tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Gobi desert climate page with graphs.


Gobi desert, monthly averages in February

Show in Fahrenheit
Min Temperature -19.2°C  
Max Temperature -4.5°C  
Chance of Rain 8%  
Precipitation 3.4 mm  
Rainy days 2 days  

Where to go in Mongolia in February

Find out more about the weather in Mongolia in February and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Gobi desert in February?

Visitors traveling to Gobi desert should plan on bringing winter clothes, snow boots and a warm winter coat. There will be periods of snow.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in February.

Outdoor sports

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