When is the best time to go to Lijiang?

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

  • The best month for good weather in Lijiang is May
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July and August
  • Lijiang has dry periods in February and December
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are June, July and August

Annual weather in Lijiang

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

January 29°F/56°F
February 31°F/61°F
March 38°F/65°F
April 47°F/70°F
May 56°F/76°F
June 59°F/76°F
July 59°F/74°F
August 59°F/74°F
September 56°F/70°F
October 49°F/67°F
November 38°F/61°F
December 31°F/56°F

Weather and climate in Lijiang

Lijiang enjoys a subtropical highland climate (with dry winter) in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Lijiang is 67°F (ranging from 56°F in january to 76°F in june). Annual rainfall is 56.3in, with a minimum of 0.2in in february and a maximum of 13.6in in july.
  • Between the months of january and march the climate is the worst possible. It is for example 65°F as maximum temperature in march and it rains about 1% of the time in march.
  • In april the climate is passable, but still OK. The record temperature this month is 83°F and it rains in april about 1.4in.
  • In may the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 85°F and you can expect to have 3.7in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • Between june and october the climate is just OK. The record temperature this month is 77°F and it rains about 4in each month.
  • Between november and december the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 56°F in average and it rains in december about 0.4in.

Charts: temperature and rainfall in Lijiang

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Lijiang: 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


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