Xiangxi Climate

Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture (湘西土家族苗族自治州) is an autonomous prefecture of China. It is located in the northwest of Hunan Province, neighboring Zhangjiajie to the east and Huaihua to the south. It is also bordered by Guizhou Province and the city of Chongqing to the west and Hubei Province to the north.

Xiangxi Climate

Xiangxi enjoys a subtropical humid monsoon climate with an annual average temperature of 15.8-16.9℃. The weather is moderate all year round. What's more, the precipitation becomes much more common in spring and summer.

Temperature of Xiangxi

The hot season lasts for 3 months, from June to September, with an average daily high temperature above 83°F. The hottest month is July with the maximum temperature of 92°F and the minimum temperature of 81°F. What's more, the cold season lasts for 3 months, from December to March, with an average daily high temperature below 56°F. The coldest month is January with the minimum temperature of 37°F and maximum temperature of 47°F.

Precipitation of Xiangxi

The wetter season lasts 6 months, from February to August, with a greater than 33% chance of a given day being a wet day. The drier season lasts 5 months, from August to February of the next year.

Best Time to Visit Xiangxi

The best time of year to visit Xiangxi for general outdoor tourist activities is from late September to late October.  The best time to visit Xiangxi for hot-weather activities is from late August to late September. In a word, spring and autumn are the best periods to travel there.

Travel Tips for Visiting Xiangxi

What to Pack

  • Spring: wind coat, jacket and thin sweaters.
  • Summer: In order to get a comfortable trip to Xiangxi in summer, these things are necessary, such as T-shirt, shorts, a light coat, sunglasses, a sun hat, a pair of hiking shoes. Of course, the mosquito repellant and raincoat are your best choices.
  • Autumn: wind coat, jacket and thin sweaters.
  • Winter:  thick coat and sweater, cotton wadded jacket.

What to Notice

1. In China, please had better not travel in peak seasons, such as Chinese New YearInternational Labor Day and National Day. If you want to experience the traditional festival culture, Taking a tour during the traditional festivals of China can get the opportunity to experience the festivals culture.

2. Be careful of the changeable temperature. A few chilly days could be followed by relatively hot weather. So it is better to take some early winter clothes to protect you away from the sudden low temperature.

It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for. Perhaps searching can help.

Tips Before Travel

Bring copies of your passport

Don't assume you're restricted to the main hubs of Beijing and Shanghai, our tours can start from any city.

Register with your embassy

For your safety, please register with the Embassy.

Always have local cash

Exchange some local currency for your trip

Our Team

Customize a Trip

Start planning your tailor-made holiday to China by contacting one of our specialists. Once enquired, you’ll get a response within 0.5~23.5 hours.

Customize a Trip