Chengdu Travel Guide

Best time to visit Chengdu

Best time to visit Chengdu in Sichuan Province will be from March to June and from September to November.
 
best time to visit chengdu - chengdu panda base♦ Travel to Chengdu in spring
Spring in Chengdu (March - May) is a season revered from the cold days. Shortly warming time is comfortable for plants growth. But Chengdu’s spring days are changeable and some times low temperature will last for a period.
 
Spring is a good time to appreciate flower blossom in Chengdu.
Pay a visit to the Chengdu Panda Base in the spring time. the green bamboo garden will fresh the air and let you have a mild mood.
 
♦ Travel to Chengdu in summer
Summer days of Chengdu starts from June to August. Early summer is a best time to visit since the days are cool and comfortable for most people. July and August are the hottest time in Chengdu.
 
Recommended sites to travel in summer: it is cool in the Qingcheng Mountain (20 km southwest to Dujiangyan City), Jiulong Gou (northwest of Congzhou City), Jiufeng Mountain (located in Pengzhou City), Tiantai Mountain (in Qionglai City, 120 km from Chengdu) and Longchi Forest Park (northwest to Dujiangyan City), where it is very nice to spend the summer. It is also a good choice to visit Xiling Snowy Mountain (in Dayi County, 105 km from Chengdu) and Longchi Forest Park in winter.
  
best time to chengdu - jiuzhaigou♦ Travel to Chengdu in autumn
Another golden time to travel to Chengdu will be Autumn months including September, October, and November. It is a cool season with comparative fewer rainy days.
 
Be careful of the changeable temperature. A few chilly days could be followed by relatively hot weather. So it is better to take some early winter clothes to protect you away from the sudden low temperature.
Recommended sites around Chengdu will be Jiuzhaigou Valley which is like a colorful heaven on the Earth.
 
♦ Travel to Chengdu in winter
Winter in Chengdu includes the months from Dec to Feb. As a city located in the Sichuan Basin area, Chengdu’s winter is not extremely cold with few snow days. Continuous foggy days negatively impact the local traffic.
 
If you are interested in snow mountain, you can have a visit to Xiling Snow Mountain in this season.
 
♦ Climate Data Table for Chengdu
Month
Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average Low()
10
12
17
22
26
28
30
30
26
21
16
11
Average Low 
()
3
5
8
13
17
20
20
20
19
15
9
5
Rainfall (mm)
5
10
20
45
80
110
235
245
120
40
15
5
Days of rainfall
7
8
11
13
15
16
17
16
17
14
8
6

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