Dali Climate

Dali Weather & Climate desribes information with temperature & precipitation. Find out the best time to visit Dali and see the season highlights in Dali Yunnan. It also tells you what to wear in different seasons and clothes packing for your trip to Dali Yunnan.

Famous as the ‘Oriental Switzerland’, Dali has around 126 days in the year with temperatures around 18-21℃(54-66 F) which is the most appropriate temperature for taking a break. In addition, it enjoys abundant sunshine which is most welcome during the winter months thanks to its high altitude. In other words, this is a year-round travel destination, with colorful flowers blossoming everywhere.

Although the annual temperature difference is not great, daily fluctuations are significant in winter. There is no hot summer here. Most of the Bai minority’s festivals fall in March and April when you can enjoy both the beautiful natural landscape and the deep ethnic flavors. T-shirts, shorts and a light over coat are enough for this time. Rain gear is also advisable from May to September when it is the rainy season. 


Climate graph, Dali

The least amount of rainfall occurs in December. The average in this month is 14 mm. The greatest amount of precipitation occurs in August, with an average of 217 mm.


Temperature graph, Dali

The temperatures are highest on average in July, at around 20.6 °C. The lowest average temperatures in the year occur in January, when it is around 8.9 °C.


Climate table, Dali

The variation in the precipitation between the driest and wettest months is 203 mm. The variation in temperatures throughout the year is 11.7 °C.

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