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Best time to visit Kunming

best time to visit kunmingWith the title of City of Eternal Spring, Kunming is a destination suitable for travelling throughout the whole year. However, the best time to visit Kunming is from March to October. One can find a lot of Yunnan ethnic celebrations during these times in addition to many fruits and blossoms within this period of time. Because of this, visiting within this time will take you the most enjoyment and delight.
 
♦ Travel to Kunming in spring
Spring in Kunming may be blur because of the mild temperature in all year around. One of the characters in spring time may be the sharp changing temperature within one day. So it is better to take a thick coat for this kind of weather.
 
Kunming Birds and Flowers Market – it is a good choice to get touch with the local people lifestyle. Spring time is colourful in this market.
 
♦ Travel to Kunming in summer
The summer in Kunming can be long, warm and humid. The sunny days will let you have a good mood in every day. And not very high temperature ensures you can get rid of the summer heat in most parts of China.
 
best time to visit kunming -stone forestThe Stone Forest is recommended to you in summer days. This site is cooler than the city area.
Although the temperature is not too high, sum-burn prevention is also should be made since Kunming is located in the highland.
 
♦ Travel to Kunming in autumn
Autumn in Kunming is a peak time for tourists from all over the world. But it is really the most comfortable time with no strong sunlight and no harsh wind.
 
During this time, most travelers will plan their Yunnan tour including Kunming, Lijiang, Zhongdian (Shangri-La).
Hotel rates will be the most expensive and sometimes the rooms are full booking because domestic peak travel time.
 
♦ Travel to Kunming in winter
Although there is no terrible windy day in the winter of Kunming, this city is also lose some colors in this season. In recent years, locals have said Kunming's winters are becoming colder and colder.
 
Kunming is a city occasionally snowing in winter. So if visiting in December-February, pack warm. When it rains - it's cold.
The mountainous geography will make Kunming colder when in the rainy winter.
 
♦ Climate Data Table for Kunming
Month
Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
maximum
temperature
(℃)
15
17
21
24
25
24
24
24
23
20
17
15
minimum
temperature
(℃)
2
4
7
10
14
17
17
16
14
12
7
3
Rainfall (mm)
11.6
11.2
15.2
21.1
93.0
183.7
212.3
202.3
119.5
85.0
38.6
13.0
Days of rainfall
4.4
4.6
5.5
6.8
12.2
17.4
20.3
19.3
15.8
13.0
7.3
3.8