Weather: The climate is mild and some days are even warm. The average daily high temperature is 21 °C (70 °F), and the average nightly low temperature is 12 °C (54 °F) that is comfortable for sleeping. It feels chilly at night because the humidity is high at 82%.
It is one of the best months for visiting Changsha because the rainfall is relatively low at 134 mm than in the summer. The air quality is better than most of the rest of the year. The factors of price, choice, and convenience are favorable. Flowers bloom profusely, so it is one of the best months for visiting the flower gardens.
Pollution: The Quality of Air Index is 84 which is good. Check the Changsha weather and forecast>>
Clothing: You may feel comfortable when it is sunny, but bring a sweater or light jacket and trousers. Remember rain gear for rainy days since it rains about half of the days of the month.
Orange Island (橘子洲, Júzǐzhōu): This famous island in Changsha's Xiangjiang River. It is Changsha's most popular tourist attraction. You can enjoy the groves of thousands of orange trees and other fruit trees and the blooming flower gardens. As you walk, you can see the Changsha skyline along the riverside. The park is highlighted with gardens, thousands of fruit trees of various kinds, and walking paths along the river.
If you are Japanese and love sakura no hana or simply love cherry blossoms, you can go to this Changsha park to see them in early April. It is said that this park has the greatest diversity of kinds of cherry trees of any place in China. Seventy varieties of cherry trees present different colors each week.
This street is the region's favorite shopping and dining pedestrian street. The highlight of the street are the little economical Chinese shops and the many snack stands and restaurants.
Wulingyuan Scenic Area is about 4 hours from Changsha. It is probably China's top national park. It contains peaks like in Avatar — so steep they're almost floating in the cloud seas.
April is a high travel month of the year. Tourists go to see the spring scenery. If you go in April, there are higher prices for Changsha flights, hotel rooms, and train tickets. We can arrange these.