Xishuangbanna is of tropical rain-forest climate, it is neither too hot in summer nor too cold in winter with a warm and pleasant climate. The best traveling time is October to next June.There are wet and dry seasons: dry seasons last from November to next April, wet seasons last from May to next October. The annual average temperature is 21 degree centigrade. There is no snow here, even in January, the day temperature is high, one piece of sweater can keep warm.
Baoshan locates in low latitude plateau, due to the complex landform there, there are seven types of climates, to be specific, north tropic, south subtropic, mid-subtropic, north subtropic, south temperate climate, mid-temperate climate and the plateau climate. Even in one mountain, there are four seasons, on ten miles long road, there are different weather. The year temperature difference is small there, while the day temperature difference is large. The average temperature is between 14 and 17 degree centigrade, with abundant rainfall and clear division between dry and wet seasons. In general, the climate is pleasant in Baoshan.
Chuxiong belongs to subtropical monsoon zone. It is warm in spring with drought, not too hot in summer, cool in autumn and not too cold in winter. The year temperature difference is small, with large day temperature difference, and clear division of wet and dry seasons. The rain seasons last from May to October, the annual average temperature is from 15 to 21 degree centigrade.
Dali belongs to low latitude plateau monsoon climate, the season difference is not obvious, the year temperature difference is small, and the annual average temperature is 15 degree centigrade. There are no cold winter or hot summer, it is pleasant as spring all the year round. During March to April, the “Bai” nationality would hold various festivals and gatherings. So it is recommended in a song that the best time to travel around Dali is March, it is beautiful like a painting. While at the same time, one can feel rich ethnic customs.
Dehong belongs to typical subtropical rain forest climate due to Indian Ocean monsoon. The annual average temperature is from 14.8 to 20 degree centigrade, the highest is 38 degree centigrade, the lowest is 2 degree centigrade. Even in winter, the day temperature can reach 25 degree centigrade. The sunshine time is long, the temperature difference is small. It is warm all the year round with abundant rainfall. In all seasons, one can taste tropical fruits while viewing picture-like scenery. The winter is warm here, and it is dry. So it is recommended to travel in Dehong during the winter.
Most areas in Honghe belong to subtropical plateau monsoon climate. The annual average temperature is between 15 and 22.6 degree centigrade. The temperature goes higher and higher from Yuanyang, Jianshui, Mengzi to Hekou. While traveling there, it is recommended to take clothes that can be wore in two seasons, as well as a light raincoat which can be used in rain days and used like a “chair” while you get tired. The best traveling time is from March to April, September to November.
It is neither too cold in winter nor too hot in summer in Kunming, so it is called “spring city”. Kunming belongs to temperate plateau wet monsoon climate. The temperature difference in a day is large. In winter and spring, it can range from 12 to 20 degree centigrade. The rain seasons last from May to October, once it rains, the temperature decreases, so you had better take a coat. It is recommended that the best traveling time is from March to October during which nationalities hold various festivals, at the same time travelers can see lots of fruits and flowers.
Lijiang belongs to plateau south west monsoon climate, it is a little cold with large day and night temperature difference. Things to take while traveling there: T shirt, sweater, coats, anti-sun products, raincoat. Lijiang enjoys a pleasant weather almost everyday. Lugu Lake locates among mountains, and the water can condition temperature, so it is warm in winter and cool in summer, the average monthly temperature is below 20 degree centigrade. The best traveling time to Lugu Lake is spring and summer.
The best traveling time is September, while the rain seasons is gone, it rains little.
Qujing belongs to subtropical plateau monsoon climate, the climate types are various due to different landform and micro landform. The Huize, Xuanwei, Fuyuan counties in north belong to warm temperature zone, and other areas belong to subtropical climate. In July, the hottest month, the average temperature can reach 19 degree centigrade, while in January, the coldest month, the average temperature can reach 14 degree centigrade.
Most areas in Wenshan belong to subtropical plateau monsoon climate, the low river valley in south and east edge belong to tropical climate. The annual average temperature ranges from 15.5 to 19.3 degree centigrade. The best traveling time is from May to September. The lotus blossom in May. It is strongly recommended to take a raincoat and coats in case of weather changes.
The best traveling time is spring and summer, with modest temperature. The grassland is charming with colorful flowers. The autumn in Diqing plateau is awesome. About ten days after the Middle Autumn Festival, the plateau is full of autumn scenary, it can last about 20 days. It is worthy paying a visit to Shudu Lake, Xiaozhongdian and snow land.
Yuxi belongs to subtropical inland plateau climate. The Yuanhe valley in south belongs to tropical and south subtropical monsoon climate. It is like spring all the year round with clear division of dry and wet seasons. The annual average temperature is between 15.5 and 23.7 degree centigrade. The day and night temperature difference is large, while in spring and autumn, you had better take a coat with you, and in winter, a winter suit is necessary. The best traveling time is summer and autumn.