Dongchuan Red Land Climate

By investigating the weather condition of Yongren County, We find out the best time to visit Dongchuan.

The Climate of Dongchuan 

Due to its 1,000-meter-altitude with abundant heat and light, Dongchuan features a subtropical monsoon climate. The average temperature annually is 14.9°C.  Extreme maximum temperature is 42°C, and extreme minimum temperature is 7.8 °C below zero. The coldest month is January with average temperatures ranging from 6°C to 15°C. The hottest month is July with average temperatures ranging from 20°C to 28°C.

The annual average rainfall is about 1000.5 mm, with the maximum rainfall of 208.3 mm per month, and the maximum rainfall of 153.3 mm per day. The rainfall is mainly concentrated in May and September.

The annual sunshine time is 2327.5 hours, the annual evaporation volume is 1856.4 mm. Relative humidity is 76%.In addition, the differences in soil, vegetation and other aspects formed the typical climate of "one mountain, four seasons, ten different days". Besides, the temperature difference between daytime and nighttime should be noticed.

The Best Time to Visit Dongchuan

With favorable weather all year round, Dongchuan is a beautiful place worth traveling, especially from March to October is the best time to visit Dongchuan when blooming flowers, ripe fruits and festival activities all gather together.

However, there are some tips about what clothes to wear in Dongchuan during different seasons.

● Spring (March to May): Because the weather in Dongchuan is a bit dry, suggested that tourists drink more water and eat more fruit and vegetables. And pay attention to the large temperature changes between day and night.

● Summer (June -August): Due to the strong UV radiation and changeable weather, tourists had better wear sun hats, sun glasses and sunscreen. And drink more water against dry weather and altitude sickness.

● Autumn (September to October): From May to October is the rainy season in Dongchuan, if it rains the temperature will be lower, so tourists have better to take a wind coat and light sweater.

● Winter (November to February): The average temperature in Dongchuan is the coldest month, which will be 6 degree to 8 degree. People who are easily getting cold would better bring down jacket.