Lijiang Weather in September

Lijiang Weather in September

The summer draws to an end when it comes to September. Although it still rains on most days, the temperature is declining. Compared to July and August, September is cold. The temperature difference between day and night is increasing and the average monthly temperature stays between 12 and 21°C (54 – 70°F).

Average Maximum Average Minimum Highest Maximum Lowest Minimum
23 13 27 12
73.4 55.4 80.6 53.6

Cloudy Days: 4 days
Rainy Days: 26 days

What to wear and bring?

Early September

The average temperature for September is between 14 and 24°C (57 – 75°F). It rains every day, either light rains or showers. But the precipitation is less than that in July and August. It is still wise to bring rain gear. Hoodies are a good choice in the day time and a jacket in the evening can be quite useful for the drop in temperature.


The average temperature is between 13 and 21°C (55 – 70°F) . It mainly consists of showers or heavy rain. It can be cloudy for 1 or 2 days. Bring rain gear for traveling. It is recommended that you put on thin T-shirts in the day time and wear windproof coats in case of a cool night.

Late September

The weather in late September resembles that in mid-September. The temperature can rebound for 1 or 2 days. There are a lot of showers. It can be overcast for 1 or 2 days. The average temperature stays between 14 and 24°C (57 – 75°F). The highest temperature in late September can reach 27°C (81°F). Please choose clothing according to the weather forecasts. Light clothing and warm clothing are both required for the time. Shirts are good for outdoor activities in the day time and track jackets are probably necessary for the evening.

Forecasts for the Mid-Autumn Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival is on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month. There is a tradition of moon appreciation. But the moon appreciation may be influenced by thick clouds or rainfall. The temperature stays between 14 and 24°C (57 – 75°F). It is recommended that you put on hoodies and bring sports jackets in case of a drastic swing of the temperature.

Historical Lijiang Weather in September

historical lijiang weather in septemberclick here to enlarge
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