Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in October

Yunnan Travel Weather and Climate in October

When you travel to Yunnan in October, Yunnan has the subtropical monsoon climate with large daily temperature difference and clear dry and wet seasons. Autumn is one of the peak seasons for Yunnan travel, not only for the weather is becoming cool, but also to appreciate the golden nature. 

The Temperature in October 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 October, temperature ranges from 12 °C (54 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F) in Kunming, and from  20°C (68°F) to 9°C (48°F) in Lijiang, and from  17.8°C (64°F) to 28.9°C (84°F) in Xishuangbanna, and from  12°C (54°F) to 21°C (70°F) in Dali.

What to Wear for an October Yunnan Travel

The average temperature in daytime is around 20 ˚C so you can wear some casual clothing is suitable. Remember to take thicker sweaters and jackets. Also take protective skin care products, sunglasses, or a cap to shield your head from the sun.

Useful Travel Tips for your Yunnan Travel in October

  • 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.
  • The National Day holiday, which lasts from October 1st to 7th, is the most crowded time in Yunnan. If you are going to visit the province during this period, you need to book your tour as early as possible. Your guide will do his/her best to ensure that you have a smooth journey, but you will still need to have some patience while queueing.

Places to Visit in October Yunnan

  • Visit Dongchuan Red Land in northeast of Kunming and enjoy the colorful palettes with different plants coming out in shapes of red land.
  • Or you can go hike along the Tiger Leaping Gorge and experience the deepest gorge in the world and the roaring water wave. 
  • Shangri-La shows the most beautiful sightseeing in Autumn.
  • Songzanling Monastery usually looks more golden and shining in the prosperous scenery of the whole spread of yellow trees and plants.
  • And don’t miss the colorful wonderland in Pudacuo National Park, since it is covered with various kinds of blossoms.

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