Dongchuan Red Land Travel Weather and Climate in September

Dongchuan Red Land Travel Weather and Climate in September

When you travel to Dongchuan Red Land in September. The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Dongchuan Red Land in September is 12.8°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature in Dongchuan Red Land in September is 21.1°C (70°F). Dongchuan has strong ultraviolet radiation and changeable climate. 

Historical Dongchuan Red Land Average Daily Temperatures in September

September Average High  Average Low 
1 21.1°C /70°F 15°C /59°F
2 21.1°C /70°F 15°C /59°F
3 21.1°C /70°F 14.4°C /58°F
4 21.1°C /70°F 14.4°C /58°F
5 21.1°C /70°F 14.4°C /58°F
6 21.1°C /70°F 14.4°C /58°F
7 20.6°C /69°F 14.4°C /58°F
8 20.6°C /69°F 14.4°C /58°F
9 20.6°C /69°F 14.4°C /58°F
10 20.6°C /69°F 14.4°C /58°F
11 20.6°C /69°F 14.4°C /58°F
12 20.6°C /69°F 13.9°C /57°F
13 20.6°C /69°F 13.9°C /57°F
14 20.6°C /69°F 13.9°C /57°F
15 20.6°C /69°F 13.9°C /57°F
16 20°C /68°F 13.9°C /57°F
17 20°C /68°F 13.9°C /57°F
18 20°C /68°F 13.9°C /57°F
19 20°C /68°F 13.9°C /57°F
20 20°C /68°F 13.9°C /57°F
21 20°C /68°F 13.3°C /56°F
22 20°C /68°F 13.3°C /56°F
23 19.4°C /67°F 13.3°C /56°F
24 19.4°C /67°F 13.3°C /56°F
25 19.4°C /67°F 13.3°C /56°F
26 19.4°C /67°F 13.3°C /56°F
27 19.4°C /67°F 13.3°C /56°F
28 19.4°C /67°F 12.8°C /55°F
29 19.4°C /67°F 12.8°C /55°F
30 19.4°C /67°F 12.8°C /55°F

What to Wear for a September Dongchuan Red Land Travel

Dongchuan ultraviolet radiation is strong, the climate is changeable, when you go out, it is better to take good rain gear, pay attention to sunscreen. The red land scenic spot is located on the mountain with an elevation of about 2500 meters. The temperature difference between morning and evening is great. It is better to prepare a thick jacket. In addition, red soil will be difficult to wash when it touches clothes. It is suggested to wear dark clothes and shoes. The wind there is really strong, please pay attention to windproof.

Useful Travel Tips for your Dongchuan Red Land Travel in  September

  • Since this spot is a high land, so the wind is very strong here, especially in the morning, please take some warm clothes with you.
  • The sunrise time will change according to different seasons. Please check the actual sunrise time with the local people.
  • If possible, bring wide angle lens, ultra wide angle lens, polarizer and tripod to help to shoot better photos.
  • In Dongchuan district, there are many hotels and hostels, and most of them are located in the bus station. Both ¥20 bunk and ¥120standard room are available
  • Three Visiting Routes
    Northwest Line (from south to north): Langdadi – Jinxiuyuan – Qicaipo – Damakan
    Northeast line (from south to north): Laolongshu – Luoxiagou – Yueliangtian
    South line leading to Kunming: Yuepu’ao – Dayakou 
  • The best time to visit Luoxiagou is around 17:30. You can go to Jinxiuyuan around 18:20. Yuepu’ao faces west which makes it suitable to take pictures with front lighting around 8:00 am; the sunset here is also attractive.

Places to Visit in September Dongchuan Red Land

Autumn is another wonderful season to photo the red fields. In September, there are three mainly colors: Red land, golden buckwheat, white rapeseed, green potato seedlings. Some fields will be turned over for new crops, and there are large expanses of highland barley and wheat. Yunnan’s unique white cole flowers make the fields more colorful. This is another good time you should not miss. 

  • Damakan Village(打马坎): Best Sunrise
    Damakan Village is located in the northwest part of the whole scenic area, and it’s the best place to shoot sunrise scene. It’s about 10km from Huashitou Village. Standing on the highway and you can overlook the red land and the beautiful sunrise. The scenery in Damakan is very magnificent.
  • Qicaipo (七彩坡, Seven-Color Slope)
    Qicaipo is close to Damakan and is located in the way from Damakan to Huashitou Village, and it means seven colors slope in Chinese, which perfectly explain the scenery here. The colors here are very beautiful. The best shooting time is in the afternoon.
  • Jinxiu Yuan (锦绣园, Embroidery Garden)
    Jinxiu Yuan is located on the way from Qicaipo to Huashitou Village and it’s only 1 km from Qicaipo. Jinxiu Yuan is actually a large concave ground and there is a sightseeing road built along its mountainside. Best time for shooting is in the afternoon.
  • Luoxiagou (落霞沟, Sunset Valley): Best Sunset
    Luoxiagou, means sunset valley in Chinese, has the most beautiful sunset scenery. located at the northeast to Huashitou Village, the scenery here is often changed with the wind, cloud, sunshine and the plants in the fields. People say there are no repeated sceneries in Luoxiagou in the 365 days.
  • Yuepuao (乐谱凹, Music Hollow)
    Yuepuao is a village located in the south of Huashitou Village, very close to it. The scenery in Yuepuao is mainly made of colored fields, village and small forests. There is a beauty in the lines of the fields, just like the musical staff.
  • Luosiwan and Wafangliangzi
    If you go to Dongchuan from Kunming, then you will see these two attractions first. Luosiwan is suitable to shoot along with the sunlight, and sunrise and sunset here are also quite good. Wafangliangzi is in a highpoint and from here, you can overlook the view of Yuepuao. A funny thing in Wafangliangzi is tourists can find wonderful model in here: an old man wears his sheep fur coat and smokes with his pipe with his dog sitting beside him.
  • Ancient Tree
    The Ancient Tree has lived several thousands of years, and it’s kind of a magic. The local people think the tree is a sacred tree and they will worship the tree every year.
  • Shuipingzi
    Shuipingzi is also called Moon Field, and it’s located in the northeast of Huashitou Village. If you drive from the Dongchuan township, then Shuipingzi is the first attraction you will encounter. The red earth here stretches itself to the horizon.

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