February is a little warmer than January, with a maximum temperature of 9 °C (48 °F) and a minimum temperature of 1 °C (34 °F). The weather is still chilly and you should wear an overcoat and sweater to stay warm. Senior people need a down jacket and thermal underwear. February is a little more humid than January, the ultraviolet radiation is weaker, and the air is clean, making for a suitable environment for outdoor activities. If you go downtown to shop, remember your umbrella.
February is the season for plums in blossom. The International Plum Blossom Festival of Nanjing is the annual grand event held here for tourists. Every year during this period, hundreds of thousands of visitors come to Nanjing to enjoy the great plums in blossom.