Kunming
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Kunming

The best time to visit in Kunming in China is from March until May and July until October, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Kunming is 24°C in May and the lowest is 14°C in January.

Kunming has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Kunming or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Kunming by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 14 18 21 23 24 23 23 24 22 20 17 14
Precipitation (mm) 23 6 17 32 68 151 105 99 86 58 16 17



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14 day weather forecast Kunming

The weather for Kunming will be 13° till 16° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
18 january
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13°C
4°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
Z
1
Wednesday
19 january
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12°C
6°C
6.5 mm
75%
2 Bft
ZZW
1
Thursday
20 january
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12°C
5°C
3.6 mm
65%
3 Bft
ZZW
1
Friday
21 january
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12°C
5°C
4.9 mm
70%
3 Bft
ZZW
1
Saturday
22 january
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13°C
5°C
1.5 mm
45%
3 Bft
ZW
1
Sunday
23 january
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13°C
4°C
0.3 mm
10%
4 Bft
WZW
2
Monday
24 january
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15°C
5°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WZW
2
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
UV
Tuesday
25 january
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16°C
6°C
0.2 mm
10%
4 Bft
ZW
1
Wednesday
26 january
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16°C
8°C
0.7 mm
25%
5 Bft
ZW
2
Thursday
27 january
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16°C
7°C
0.1 mm
20%
4 Bft
ZW
2
Friday
28 january
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17°C
9°C
1.2 mm
35%
5 Bft
ZW
2
Saturday
29 january
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17°C
7°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
ZW
2
Sunday
30 january
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16°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
ZW
2
Monday
31 january
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16°C
6°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
ZW
2

Climate Kunming

Kunming has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Kunming is 20° degrees and there is about 678 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 114 days a year with an average humidity of 75% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Kunming

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 14 18 21 23 24 23 23 24 22 20 17 14
Night temp. (°C) 3 4 7 11 13 15 15 14 14 11 7 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 23 6 17 32 68 151 105 99 86 58 16 17
Days with rain 10 4 8 14 18 27 28 28 26 21 11 11
Days with snow 2 1 - - - - - - - - 1 1
Dry days 19 23 23 16 13 3 3 3 4 10 18 19
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 9 10 11 11 9 8 10 9 6 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 2
UV-index 3 4 4 5 5 4 4 5 4 4 3 3

Kunming weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Kunming? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Kunming?

Kunming is located in China. It lies in a straight line at 5,397 miles from London.

The coordinates of Kunming are:

  • Latitude: 25.038889
  • Longitude: 102.718333

The GPS coordinates are 25° 2' N, 102° 43' E

How long is the flight to Kunming?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Kunming is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

What are the nearest airports to Kunming?

These are the airports closests to Kunming:

  • Kunming Changshui International Airport (14 mi) — Kunming
  • Xingyi Airport (140 mi) — Xingyi
  • Dali Airport (156 mi) — Xiaguan

How many inhabitants are there in Kunming?

Kunming has approximately 2,931,000 inhabitants.

How big is Kunming?

The area of Kunming is around 79,367 mi².

What is the currency of Kunming?

In Kunming the Chinese yuan renminbi (CNY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 18 January 2022

  • 1 British pound = 8.72 Chinese yuan renminbi
  • 1 Chinese yuan renminbi = 0.11 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 872.05 Chinese yuan renminbi
  • 100 Chinese yuan renminbi = 11.47 British pound

What is the area code of Kunming?

The area code to call Kunming is +86.