Plan your Lijiang Tour? Lijiang, located in the northwest of Yunnan Province, is a place blessed with fresh air, clear streams and breathtaking snow mountains. Lijiang sits at an average elevation of 2,400 meters. Many visitors both home and abroad come to visit Lijiang every year.
Lijiang enjoys a temperate climate year around. Lijiang’s rainy season begins in May and ends in October, with the heaviest and most recurrent rainfall periods occurring during July and August.
Autumn is regarded as the best season to visit Lijiang. In fact, any time during the year is suitable for traveling, depending on the kind of traveling experience and sites you want to see. Whatever time of year, Lijiang is said to experience “four seasons in one day”, so be sure to pack accordingly. Check out below to have some information on each season:
Lijiang in Spring
Spring in Lijiang, which lasts from March to May, is a comfortable season for visitors to come. Neither cold nor hot, average temperature is about 17℃. The sky is blue and clear every day. Jade Dragon Snow Mountain can be seen from every where of the city, and flowers are in blossom. What’s more, there are fewer tourists in spring than other seasons.
Lijiang in Summer
Summer is also a good season for traveling to Lijiang. But there are heave rains very often, and a lot of landslide, too fogy to see the snow Mountain actually. There are very little snow in the mountain in Summer. Much more expensive to come, as everything double the price. The usual cloud cover makes summer less than ideal for sightseeing.
Lijiang in Autumn
Autumn is the most beautiful season in Lijiang with comfortable temperature, clear and crisp days, prismy trees and flowers. The rains are almost completely gone by mid-October. There’s little rain in the fall and the local alpine wildflowers and grasses are at their best. Nights in autumn are crisp and chilly, take a coat with you is necessary.
Lijiang in Winter
Winter in Lijiang is also very nice season for traveling. The Jade Dragon Snow mountain and the Yangtze River are good places to go in winter. It is clean with blue sky between November to January, It’s very warm in the daytime, temperature usually above 12℃, up to 25゜C, but it could be -7℃ at night. Very few tourists come to Lijiang in Winter. It’s also the cheapest season to come.
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