Best time to visit Xishuangbanna

Xishuangbanna belongs to tropical rain forest climate, no intense heat in summer and severe cold in winter, warm and pleasant all year round. Best time to travel is from October to next June. Xishuangbanna only has wet and dry seasons. The annual average temperature is 21 and never snows here, even in January. The daytime temperature is high and a sweater is enough in winter.

Travel to Xishuangbanna in Dry Season ( from November to next April )

From November to next April, these seven months are the dry season in Xishuangbanna. The south branch of the west wind leads the dry and warm airflow to Xishuangbanna from the desert or mainland from Iran, Pakistan and India, so weather is sunny and dry and the temperature is pleasant. As there are fewer clouds and rain, the light is intensity. However, it is often thick foggy and heavy dew. The mist rising from the beginning of the night, and won’t dissipate until noon the next day, and the concentration ratio of fog is much denser than Chongqing and Chengdu, which not only improves the temperatures, but also make up for the lack of precipitation in the dry season.
 
April is the most pleasant month in temperature to travel to Xishuangbanna. It is also a peak in Xishuangbanna tourism, as April is the Water-Sprinkling Festival, which is the most solemn festival in Xishuangbanna.
 

Travel to Xishuangbanna in Rain Season ( from May to next October ) 

Rain season is from May to October each year in Xishuangbanna. Into May, the Southwest Wind formed, warm current comes from the Bay of Bengal. Xishuangbanna enters rainy season. In June, the southwest monsoon become stable. In July and August, it is a period of a lot of rain in this area. In September to October, the southwest wind gradually weakens and the rainfall diminishes. Within one year the hottest month is May and June, while the coldest is January. Extreme maximum temperature is not like the majority of regions of China appearing in July and August. 
 
 

Climate Data Table for Xishuangbanna

 
                Month Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Maximum Temperature(℃)
25.5
28.6
31.9
33.4
32.6
31.5
30.5
30.8
30.6
29.1
26.3
23.9
Minimum Temperature(℃)
11.6
12.0
14.4
18.0
21.1
22.7
22.6
22.4
21.6
19.7
16.4
13.0
Rainfall (mm)
12.4
14.7
21.8
51.5
126.8
158.5
220.2
197.7
141.1
91.2
59.4
18.3
Days of Rainfall
6.2
3.6
4.4
10.1
17.4
21.1
22.9
21.3
16.6
12.9
8.9
7.6
 

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