How do Mountains and The Himalayas effect the climate of the area?
Mountains have two sides to them a windy side and dry side in this case Mt Everest is year round covered by snow at the peak but the optimal climbing months include
The 6 weather periods of Everest include
Summer when its Very Wet,
Autumn Window when its dry, warm and calm,
Autumn when its very windy, very cold, dry and dark,
Winter when its very windy, very cold, dry and dark
Spring when its windy, cold and dry
Spring Window when its dry, warm and calm
sourced from "The Climate of Mount Everest." The Climate of Mount Everest, Weather on Mount Everest, Climate on Mt Everest. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Nov. 2016.
As wind blows through mountains there is a tunnel effect the increases the force of the wind
How Mt Everest and the Himalayas effect the climate around China and Nepal
Nepal Rain Map sourced by "Climate & Weather." Mountain Leader Nepal Training. N.p., 2013. Web. 22 Nov. 2016.
Rain map of China sourced by @TheWatchers_. "Heavy Rain Causes Waterlog, Interfers Traffic in Central China." The Watchers - Watching the World Evolve and Transform. N.p., 2011. Web. 22 Nov. 2016.
In two maps you can clearly see that on the Nepal side of Mt Everest there is considerably a less amount of rain compared to the china side. This is due to China's side getting more rain compared to the Nepal side.