Best time to visit Suzhou

The best time to visit to Suzhou is April to October, when the trees and flowers of this garden city are green and in full bloom.


 

Travel to Suzhou in Spring

Spring in Suzhou (Mar to May) is attractive not only the scenery but also the temperature. There is one phrase to describe Suzhou\s spring weather “the sunny March”. With most warming days in spring time, Suzhou is decorated with green color. Be careful about the sharp changing temperature which is commonly in Suzhou’s spring time.

 
 
Pingjiang Road – as the oldest cultural road in Suzhou, this site will immediately tell you what the most beautiful things of the spring Suzhou are. River, ancient dwelling houses, stone road, and green trees along the bank, all of these let you feel great and comfortable.
 
Clothes to carry: spring is a season recovers from the cold winter, and the sunny days in Suzhou with a temperature around 15C, tourists can take sweaters, a coat for a sharp change temperature, cashmere clothes.
 

Travel to Suzhou in Summer



Summer is a peak tourist season too, but is hot and oppressive, as the humidity makes it almost impossible for people not used to the environment to breathe properly. Clothes tend to get fairly wet after just a few minutes of walking.
 
Summer tour in Suzhou can include some indoor attractions such as Suzhou Museum and the gardens such as Lingering Garden, the Himble Administrator Garden
Tongli and Zhouzhuang water towns can be considered in summer days
 

Travel to Suzhou in Autumn

Autumn in Suzhou (Sep - Oct) is another travel time to choose. Blue sky with cool temperature, it is a comfortable season to all travelers. And also, it is a China domestic travel time so it may be a little crowded for foreign visitors who have an autumn Suzhou tour.

 
A Grand Canal cruise will let you to know more about the ancient culture of Suzhou.
Lion Grove Garden in Autumn time is charming. And you can just have a walk in it to see the beauty of Suzhou garden in this season.
 

Travel to Suzhou in Winter

In winter it rarely snows, but it still feels cold with the dampness. If you are lucky enough to have a snow tour in Suzhou, you will see a totally different scene of this poetic city. Carrying winter coat and further clothes because winter in Suzhou is cold since it is a city surrounded by river.
 
 
Tiger Hill in winter is a great site. Tiger Hill enjoys a reputation as 'the first scenic spot in the State of Wu.
 

Climate Data Table of Suzhou
 

                  Month
   Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
maximum
temperature
(℃)
7.78
8.89
13.33
18.89
24.44
27.78
32.22
32.22
27.78
23.33
17.22
11.11
minimum
temperature
(℃)
56
1.67
5
10.56
15.56
20
24.44
24.44
20.56
14.44
8.33
2.78
Rainfall (mm)
39.0
58.8
81.2
102.3
114.5
152.0
128.2
133.0
155.6
60.5
51.2
34.7
Days of rainfall
6.0
7.4
9.4
10.0
9.6
10.3
8.7
7.6
9.0
5.9
5.1
4.7