Jianshui County Climate
The information on Jianshui climate could be helpful for preparing a Yunnan travel. Located near the Tropic of Cancer, Jianshui enjoys a subtropical monsoon climate. It possesses distinct three-dimensional climate.
Jianshui Climate Features
Jianshui County is located in low-latitude area, and the Tropic of Cancer runs through its south. With the characteristices of long sunshine duration and frost-free season, as well as high effective accumulative temperature, Jianshui forms a subtropical monsoon climate. Influenced by the changes of seasons and terrain, the climate presents three-dimensional climate characteristics of hot and rainy in summer and mild and rainless in winter.
When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall. The precipitation is mainly concentrated from June to August. The average annual rainfall in Jianshui is about 805 mm.
In Jianshui, the climate is warm and temperate. The annual average temperature of Jianshui is 19.8℃, the annual average ground temperature is 20.8℃, the annual average sunshine hours are 2322 hours, and the annual frost-free period is 307 days.
Jianshui Weather by Month
What to Pack for Jianshui Travel
Jianshui is hot and rainy in summer and mild and rainless in winter. On the whole, climate in Jianshui is warm and temperate.
- In spring, the weather get warmer, but the temperature difference between day and night are relatively large. You can bring T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts and jackets in this season.
- In summer, beacuse of abundant rainfall, umbrella or raincoat is necessary. What's more, to protect yourself from the strong solar radiation, you need sunglasses, suncream and other sunscreen products. And you don't need to bring thick clothes, but T-shirts and thin jackets.
- In Autumn, the precipitation becomes less and the temperature drops gradually. You are supposed to prepare some warm coats to cope with a sudden drop in temperature.
- Winter is the coldest season in Jianshui. Although there is no severe cold in Jianshui, sweater and warm coat are still needed in this season.
The Best Time to Visit Jianshui
Because there is no severe cold in Jianshui in winter, tourists can travel to Jianshui all the year round. However, the best time to visit Jianshui are March to April and September to November, when the temperature and rainfall are favorable.
In addition, because of the mild climate in winter, Yunnan attracts a crowd of tourists from north and other cold places. Try to avoid holiday peak days such as Spring Festival(usually in late January and early February), Labor's Day(May 1st to 4th), National Day(October 1st to 7th), because popular tourist spots are crowded with Chinese tourists in these periods.