Climate in Kunming (Yunnan), China

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Kunming, China.

Average day and night temperature

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

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 Millimeter

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)

FRI Oct 22
51°F | 46°F

Heavy rain

SAT Oct 23
62°F | 47°F

Patchy rain possible

SUN Oct 24
63°F | 53°F

Patchy rain possible

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.

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • 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).
  • The months of May, June, July, September and October have a high chance of precipitation.
  • Kunming has dry periods in January, February, March and December.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 25°C (77°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 15°C (59°F).
  • August is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • December is the driest month.
  • March is the most sunny month.
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