Luxi County Climate

Luxi County Lies on low-latitude plateau, the vertical distribution of heat is distinct. Luxi County belongs to north subtropical monsoon climate zone. However, because of complex terrain, in fact, it is a three-dimensional climate type that subtropical and temperate zone coexist.

1. Climate Feature

Generally speaking, climate feature in Luxi County is clear wet and dry season, rainy in summer and dry in winter. Annual temperature difference is large. Temperature in summer is not too high, but in autumn, it is vulnerable to suffer low temperature and cold damage.

a. Summer 

In summer(rainy season), controlled by the southwest wet airflow, which comes from Bay of Bengal in the Indian ocean. It brings abundant water vapor and forms copious rainfall.

b. Winter

Winter(dry season) is mainly controlled by westerly circulation, with the features of abundant sunshine, less rainfall, low temperature, clear weather. But, it is often affected by polar cold air mass and southeast regression airflow, which cause the cold and rainy weather from time to time.

2. The Best Time to Visit Luxi County

Tour is available all the year round in Luxi County. However, most of places in Honghe prefecture enjoy the subtropical monsoon climate, annual average temperature is 15℃-22.6℃. Try to avoid the moist and hot summer, the best time to travel is March to April and September to December. In winter, with clear and temperate weather, tourists can go to Yuanyang and pay a visit to Hani rice terrace. The average temperature there in winter can reach 12℃.

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