Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in March

Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in March

Normally, Spring is from March to May, which is one of the best time to visit Yunnan. When you travel Yunnan in March 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 Temperature in March 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 March, temperature ranges from 16–24°C (61–75°F) in Kunming, and from 13–23°C (55–73°F) in Lijiang and Shangri-La. And from 15°C (59°F) to 33,9°C (93°F) in Xishuangbanna, and from  7°C (45°F) to 20°C (68°F) in Dali. 

What to Wear for a March Yunnan Travel

The temperature difference is not as big as it is in spring but, on rainy days, you may still experience a temperature drop of 10°C in one day. So 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 March

  • 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 March 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.
  • Tengchong
    Tengchong in west Yunnan is a great place to seek for warmth. Lots of travelers go to Tengchong to enjoy the hot springs in winter. Apart from staying in a hot spring, you can also visit the Gingko Village in the city. From mid-November to early December is the best time to admire the gingko, when the village will be decorated all yellow. Besides, the Volcanic Geology Park in the city is also a good place to go. Taking a hot air balloon to see the craters from the air is an excellent experience. 
  • March is a good time to see the snowcapped mountain scenery, such as Meili Snow Mountain and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.
  • 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.

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