When is the best time to go to Kunming?

When is the best time to go to Kunming? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Kunming are April, May and October
  • On average, the warmest months are April, May, June, July, August and September
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • June is the rainiest month


Annual weather in Kunming

For full information about the climate and weather in Kunming a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 40°F/59°F
2.1in
February 41°F/67°F
0.7in
March 49°F/72°F
1.3in
April 58°F/77°F
3in
May 63°F/79°F
6.5in
June 65°F/77°F
15.9in
July 65°F/77°F
12.3in
August 65°F/79°F
12in
September 61°F/76°F
9.4in
October 54°F/70°F
5.8in
November 47°F/67°F
1.7in
December 41°F/59°F
1.3in


Weather and climate in Kunming

Kunming enjoys a subtropical highland climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Kunming is 72°F (ranging from 59°F in december to 79°F in may). Annual rainfall is 71.9in, with a minimum of 0.7in in february and a maximum of 15.9in in june.
  • In january the climate is just OK. The temperature rises to 59°F and, in january, 2 days of rain are expected.
  • Between february and may the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 94°F and you can expect to have 6.5in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between june and july the climate is very bad. The record temperature this month is 88°F and, in july, 19 days of rain are expected.
  • From august to october the climate is just OK. At lunchtime, it's 70°F in average and, in october, 9 days of rain are expected.
  • In the month of november the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 47°F.
  • In december the climate is correct. It is for example 59°F as maximum temperature in december and it rains in december about 1.3in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Kunming

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Kunming: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours

Humidity


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Kunming

Find out when Kunming has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Kunming

  • Very low season in Kunming
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January and February.
  • Low season in Kunming
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, May and June.
  • High season in Kunming
    The number of visitors to Kunming is high in: April, September, October and November.
  • Peek season in Kunming
    The largest number of tourists visiting Kunming is during: July, August and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Kunming month by month



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