Climate in Kunming (Yunnan), China

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Kunming (Yunnan)

MON Jan 17
10°C | 5°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

TUE Jan 18
15°C | 3°C


WED Jan 19
11°C | 5°C
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

The best time of year to visit Kunming in China

Due to the low latitude and relative high location (1890 meters/ 6200 feet) on the Yunguin plateau, this city has a very mild climate. In summer months it rareley gets really hot and in winter it rarely gets really cold. Winter is short and dry and summer is very humid and wet. The rainy season lasts from May to October. The weather conditions are perfect for flowers and plants and throughout the year you can see trees and flowers in bloom throughout the city.

During the month of March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).

Other facts from our historical climate data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Kunming?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in June, July and August.
  • Does Kunming have a dry season?
    Yes, the months January, February, March and December are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Kunming?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 25°C (77°F) and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Kunming?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 15°C (59°F).
  • Which is the wettest month in Kunming?
    August tops the wettest month list with 203mm (8.0in) of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Kunming?
    December is the driest month with 13mm (0.5in) of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Kunming?
    March is the sunniest month with an average of 255 hours of sunshine.

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