Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in April

Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in April

Normally, Spring is from March to May, which is one of the best time to visit Yunnan. When you travel Yunnan in April during Spring Period,  the temperature is from 8˚C – 20˚C and changes largely from day to night, so you should take sweater, light coat to keep warm.

The Temperatures in April Yunnan

Generally speaking, Yunnan enjoys a mild climate with pleasant weather but, due to its varied terrain, the weather is also diverse in different regions. In April, temperature ranges from 24 °C (75 °F) to 10 °C (50 °F) in Kunming, and from 8°C (46°F) to 20°C (68°F) in Lijiang, and from 18.9°C (66°F) to 34.4°C (94°F) in Xishuangbanna, and from  23°C (73°F) to 10°C (50°F)  in Dali. 

What to Wear for an April Yunnan Travel

Take long-sleeved clothes with you, even on the hottest days. Moreover, an umbrella is useful on both sunny and rainy days.

Useful Travel Tips for your Yunnan Travel in April

  • The sunshine in Yunnan is too strong during the day that you’d better take your sunscreen and sunglasses. 
  • You should drink more water, eat more fruit, and prevent dehydration.
  • Yunnan is a province with more minority nationalities. Please respect the living habits and customs of the minority nationalities.
  • Get ready for your Visa, and do remember your passport.
  • Prepare for your SIM card to make sure the internet use in China.
  • Take some medicine with you for emergency use, especially if you are easy to get altitude sickness.
  • Bring sunscreen, sunglasses and hats for the strong ultraviolet ray on the plateau.
  • Don’t forget your umbrella and rain gear during the rainy seasons.
  • Pack suitable clothes, windproof jacket and thick coat are suggested, outdoor clothing will be good.

Places to Visit in April Yunnan

  • Kunming as the spring city can be top destination to go and visit the Stone Forest and join the local folk by visiting the Green Lake and experience the leisure life.During Spring, the white buckwheat flowers and potato flowers covering the whole Dongchuan Red Land change this area into red, white and green, which is amazing under the blue sky. Also, Dali Ancient Town shows fantastic look in Spring with refreshing vigorous sightseeing, azure sky, soft clouds, multiple flowers, warm orange sunshine…, so you will surely feel life is really wonderful.
  •  Jade Dragon Snow Mountain
    The best time to visit Jade Dragon Snow Mountain is during autumn and winter, especially in January, February and April, when the sky is clear and you can have a better view of the snow mountain the beautiful natural scenery.
  • April is a golden period for traveling in Yunnan as the temperature is comfortable and it is not yet the rainy season. The sceneries of Kunming, Lijiang, and Shangri-La are beautiful. It is also the best time to hike Tiger Leaping Gorge. However, although it is not the busiest time, pre-booking is still required.
  • March to April is also the best time to experience the festivals and ceremonies hosted by the Bai minority people in Dali. In spring, it is also a great place for admiring flowers and taking outings in the countryside.
  • Xishuangbanna is famous for its magnificent tropical rainforest scenery and traditional Dai minority customs. Go to the Chunhuan Park, Wild Elephant Valley Forests Park and Jinghong Primitive Forest Park to start your adventure in Xishuangbanna. You can take part in the Water-splashing Festival of Dai Ethnic Group during April.

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