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Kunming Weather in November

Cuihu Park Green Lake Park

Weather: November is the start of the cool dry season, as well as the start of the low tourist season. There is little rainfall, and the temperature difference between day and night is quite large.

The average daily low and high temperatures are respectively 7 °C (45 °F) and 17 °C (63 °F). There is about 42 mm of total rainfall, and it rains only about 7 days of the month.

Clothing: You'll need shirts with long sleeves, a coat, and long trousers or dresses for sunny days. Check the weather to see if you'll need rain gear. Check the current weather and forecast>>

Things to Do in Kunming in November

Cui Lake Park: The big pond is called "Green Lake" in English. It is the most popular city park for tourists. Locals especially like the Siberian seagulls. At the end of November, flocks of black-headed gulls from Siberia start coming in. Flocks of other migratory birds come too. Enjoy feeding the birds and watching the locals perform, exercise, and paint. You can rent a boat to go out on the lake and see the scenery.

Shop: Downtown at Dongfeng Road, Qingnian Road, and Zhengyi Road, there are convenient places to shop. These malls and small shops sell both foreign brands, locally produced crafts products, and locally grown Chinese herbal teas and green teas. Enjoy the shopping. You can get bargains on artistic crafts products such as Sani handbags, wax print fabrics and clothes, and souvenirs.

Dine:There are both foreign style restaurants and local style restaurants. Kunming's local specialties include Over the Bridge Rice Noodles and Steam Pot Chicken.

Stone Forest Geopark: This park features several square miles of stone pillars, ravines, pits, and caves. The unusual geology is listed as a UNESCO geopark. Some areas look like a pine forest. Lion Pavilion (Shizi Ting) that is the highest point in the park affords the best views. Be careful while hiking since a slip might be dangerous. Wear shoes with good traction. The Geopark is about 1.5 hours from Kunming.

Kunming Tours in November

Low Travel Season

November and December are low travel months. As the temperature drops, people hunker down to work and school until the Chinese New Year holidays. The prices for hotel rooms, flight tickets and train tickets are lower than usual.

This is a time to enjoy a tour less expensively before winter weather sets in. You cancreate your own tour with this form. Specify what sort of accommodations, modes of travel, and sightseeing you prefer. Tell us what you most want to do, and we'll try to arrange the trip by our experience and even find you discounts.

Kunming Tour Packages

3-day tour of Kunming: You'll see the highlights around Kunming such as Stone Forest Park and Green Lake Park. You can modify your trip for Dongchuan, West Hill or Jiuxiang Caves.

8-day Shangri-La Tour: On this regional tour, we'll visit ancient capital cities, one of the world's deepest canyons, and snowy mountain ranges. We go to Dali, Jade Dragon Snow Mountain, Tiger Leaping Gorge, and Stone Forest Geopark and Jiuxiang Cave near Kunming.

Most of our clients tailor their tour. The links below can help you decide on where to go in autumn.

Further Reading

Kunming Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

DateAverage HighAverage Low
November   165 °F18.33 °C48 °F8.89 °C
November   265 °F18.33 °C48 °F8.89 °C
November   365 °F18.33 °C47 °F8.33 °C
November   465 °F18.33 °C47 °F8.33 °C
November   564 °F17.78 °C47 °F8.33 °C
November   664 °F17.78 °C47 °F8.33 °C
November   764 °F17.78 °C46 °F7.78 °C
November   864 °F17.78 °C46 °F7.78 °C
November   964 °F17.78 °C46 °F7.78 °C
November   1064 °F17.78 °C45 °F7.22 °C
November   1163 °F17.22 °C45 °F7.22 °C
November   1263 °F17.22 °C45 °F7.22 °C
November   1363 °F17.22 °C45 °F7.22 °C
November   1463 °F17.22 °C44 °F6.67 °C
November   1563 °F17.22 °C44 °F6.67 °C
November   1663 °F17.22 °C44 °F6.67 °C
November   1762 °F16.67 °C43 °F6.11 °C
November   1862 °F16.67 °C43 °F6.11 °C
November   1962 °F16.67 °C43 °F6.11 °C
November   2062 °F16.67 °C43 °F6.11 °C
November   2162 °F16.67 °C42 °F5.56 °C
November   2262 °F16.67 °C42 °F5.56 °C
November   2361 °F16.11 °C42 °F5.56 °C
November   2461 °F16.11 °C42 °F5.56 °C
November   2561 °F16.11 °C41 °F5 °C
November   2661 °F16.11 °C41 °F5 °C
November   2761 °F16.11 °C41 °F5 °C
November   2861 °F16.11 °C40 °F4.44 °C
November   2961 °F16.11 °C40 °F4.44 °C
November   3060 °F15.56 °C40 °F4.44 °C

Kunming Climate Information by Month