Shangri-La Weather in October

Shangri-La Weather and Climate in October

When you travel to Shangri-La in October. The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Shangri-La in October is 0°C (32°F). The average maximum temperature in Shangri-La in October is 16.1 °C (61°F). Shangri-La is a typical plateau climate. The temperature difference between morning and evening is very large. It has already entered autumn in October. The climate is still beginning to be cold. The climate is changeable. It is very hot at noon on sunny days, and the temperature will be relatively low when it rains.

Historical Shangri-La Average Daily Temperatures in October

October     Average High  Average Low 
1 16.1°C /61°F 5.6°C /42°F
2 16.1°C /61°F 5.6°C /42°F
3 16.1°C /61°F 5.6°C /42°F
4 16.1°C /61°F 5.6°C /42°F
5 15.6°C /60°F 5°C /41°F
6 15.6°C /60°F 5°C /41°F
7 15.6°C /60°F 5°C /41°F
8 15.6°C /60°F 4.4°C /40°F
9 15.6°C /60°F 4.4°C /40°F
10 15°C /59°F 4.4°C /40°F
11 15°C /59°F 3.9°C /39°F
12 15°C /59°F 3.9°C /39°F
13 15°C /59°F 3.9°C /39°F
14 15°C /59°F 13.3°C /38°F
15 14.4°C /58°F 13.3°C /38°F
16 14.4°C /58°F 2.8°C /37°F
17 14.4°C /58°F 2.8°C /37°F
18 14.4°C /58°F 2.8°C /37°F
19 13.9°C /57°F 2.2°C /36°F
20 13.9°C /57°F 2.2°C /36°F
21 13.9°C /57°F 2.2°C /36°F
22 13.9°C /57°F 1.7°C /35°F
23 13.3°C /56°F 1.7°C /35°F
24 13.3°C /56°F 1.7°C /35°F
25 13.3°C /56°F 1.1°C /34°F
26 13.3°C /56°F 1.1°C /34°F
27 13.3°C /56°F 1.1°C /34°F
28 12.8°C /55°F 0.6°C /33°F
29 12.8°C /55°F 0.6°C /33°F
30 12.8°C /55°F 0°C /32°F
31 12.8°C /55°F 0°C /32°F

What to Wear for an October Shangri-La Travel

In October Shangri-La, there is a big temperature difference between morning and evening. If you want go to Tiger Leaping Gorge, you have to wear down clothes. The wind is very strong on the top of the mountain, masks, hats and gloves is necessary. But at noon ultraviolet radiation is particularly strong, sunscreen must be indispensable, As for going to Pudacuo  National Park, it’s almost better to wear jeans.

Useful Travel Tips for you to travel Shangri-La in October

  • The most important thing is taking some skin care products,so that the skin will not be dry.
  • Ultraviolet radiation is strong here, so visitors must prepare some sunscreen products to prevent skin from being burned by ultraviolet radiation, and wind and sand is relatively large, masks are essential items.
  • After arriving, you may have altitude stress: shortness of breath, chest tightness and dreaminess. At this moment, you must not do strenuous exercise or drink alcohol but should have a good rest and keep warm.
  • A pair of sunglasses is essential to travel here to prevent your eyes.
  • There are many nationalities here. When traveling here, we should first learn about the customs and taboos of different nationalities in order to prevent some unintentional actions from offending them.

Places to Visit in October Shangri-La

  • Pudacuo National Park
    Being one of the most bio-diverse regions in China’s Yunnan Province, Pudacuo National Park is the first national park in Chinese mainland which was announced on June 25, 2007. Pudacuo National Park is suitable for traveling all the year around. Different season has different scenery. In Autumn it has a colorful scene.
  • Qianhu Mountain:
    Qianhu Mountain scenic area has a diverse, one-of-a-kind alpine ecosystem which has been so far has been left intact. The lakes there are in various postures. If you visit the Qianhu Mountain in your tour from Shangri-la, you will enjoy the amazing scenery of lakes once. In September and October, you will see colorful forests.
  • Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge-Shangri-La Section
    Upper Tiger Leaping Gorge-Shangri-La Section(上虎跳峡-香格里拉段) is face to The Upper Section of Tiger Leaping Gorge (Lijiang Side). Lijiang Scetion and Shangri-La Section sahre the wonderful Tiger Leaping Stone and Middle Rapids in the middle of Yangtze River. Upper Gorge is 9 kilometers from Hutiaoxia(虎跳峡) Town. The famous scenic areas of the Upper Gorge are the mouth of Tiger Leaping Gorge, making it the narrowest section. The hiking trail is plank road which is are suitable for hiking no matter you are elder or young people. It takes about two hours to hike Upper Gorge.
  • Napahai Lake:
    With a total area of 31.25 square kilometers and an elevation of 3266 meters, the state-designated wetlands area Napahai Nature Reserve is located in Shangri-La city, Yunnan province. Established in 1984, it is a wetland ecosystem protection zone to plateau seasonal lakes and marsh meadows. The natural reserve is flat, surrounded by mountains. 
  • Xiaozhongdian Pasture and Flower Sea:
    Guests can enjoy the colors of the different blossom seasons in all four seasons and watch the locals labouring in the farmland. Meanwhile, it’s a good place to have a photo shoot and take wedding photos. When it turns to Autumn in September and October, there are fiery-red stellera chamaejasme flowers all around. You can also see Tibetan village, Yaks and other animals. if you are traveling by road in this season, you will not miss it.

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