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Kunming Weather in April

Written by Sunny Xie Updated Dec. 25, 2020

Weather: Like March, the month of April has a big rise in temperature, with an average daily maximum temperature of 24 °C (75 °F) and an average daily minimum temperature of 10 °C (50 °F).

The weather is generally dry, cool and sunny. It is great tourist weather. It rains only about 7 days of the month, and there is only about 23 mm of total rainfall. April is the end of the dry season. See the current weather and forecast

Clothing:  It is still long-sleeve weather most of the time. During the day, dress in a light sweater or jacket, and in the evening, wear more layers. There is a big temperature difference between day and night.

Things to Do in Kunming in April

April is a good season to see flowers in Kunming, and the weather is more pleasant than in March. Many tourists come to enjoy the outdoors in April.

Visit Green Lake Park: This is a popular city park at the main gate of Yunnan University, and it is near Kunming Zoo. Migratory birds stop there during their migrations. Among these are the popular Siberian seagulls that the locals really enjoy feeding. On sunny days, artists paint and musicians play, and people exercise or go out on small boats on the lake. There is no entrance fee. Local buses 1 and 101 go there as does Bus 133 from Carrefour Plaza.

See the Redlands of Dongchuan: A three hour drive from Kunming, there is a rural area of peasant farmers called Dongchuan. It is a good place to see the spring scenery. It is called "red lands" because the ground is unusually red. It is a particularly beautiful rural area where the locals are friendly.

On the road to Dongchuan, you'll travel past mountains, streams, and smaller and smaller towns and villages. At Dongchuan, you'll see carts pulled by donkeys and oxen. Experience a rural part of China and see the farmers and animals. It is good place for for a day tour, and it is a favorite region for photographers since the vivid colors change continually.

Touring Kunming in April — Shoulder Travel Season

Spring Scenery in DongchuanSpring scenery in Dongchuan

April a moderate month for tourism. As the weather warms, more tourists visit. The hotels, tourist attractions, and restaurants gear up for the crowds in May but are still offering bargains. The number of tourists increase just before the May Day (May 1) holidays.

Our Most Popular Kunming Tours

If you are planning to visit Kunming, see our Kunming tours or have us tailor-make your tour to Kunming. We could help conveniently arrange hotel rooms and your flight and train tickets using our experience in the area.

  • 3-Day Tour of Kunming: The tour includes the highlights around Kunming such as Stone Forest and Green Lake Park. You could opt to go to Jiuxiang Caves.
  • 8-day Shangri-La Tour: See the highlights around Yunnan Province including the Stone Forest Geopark, Tiger Leaping Gorge, and Jade Dragon Snow Mountain.

Kunming Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
April 1 72 °F 22.22 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April 2 72 °F 22.22 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April 3 72 °F 22.22 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April 4 72 °F 22.22 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April 5 72 °F 22.22 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April 6 72 °F 22.22 °C 46 °F 7.78 °C
April 7 73 °F 22.78 °C 46 °F 7.78 °C
April 8 73 °F 22.78 °C 46 °F 7.78 °C
April 9 73 °F 22.78 °C 46 °F 7.78 °C
April 10 73 °F 22.78 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April 11 73 °F 22.78 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April 12 73 °F 22.78 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April 13 74 °F 23.33 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April 14 74 °F 23.33 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April 15 74 °F 23.33 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April 16 74 °F 23.33 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April 17 74 °F 23.33 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April 18 74 °F 23.33 °C 49 °F 9.44 °C
April 19 74 °F 23.33 °C 49 °F 9.44 °C
April 20 74 °F 23.33 °C 49 °F 9.44 °C
April 21 75 °F 23.89 °C 50 °F 10 °C
April 22 75 °F 23.89 °C 50 °F 10 °C
April 23 75 °F 23.89 °C 50 °F 10 °C
April 24 75 °F 23.89 °C 51 °F 10.56 °C
April 25 75 °F 23.89 °C 51 °F 10.56 °C
April 26 75 °F 23.89 °C 51 °F 10.56 °C
April 27 75 °F 23.89 °C 51 °F 10.56 °C
April 28 75 °F 23.89 °C 52 °F 11.11 °C
April 29 75 °F 23.89 °C 52 °F 11.11 °C
April 30 75 °F 23.89 °C 52 °F 11.11 °C

Kunming Climate Information by Month

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