Zhangjiajie Weather

Zhangjiajie Distinct Seasons

Zhangjiajie, located in the north middle latitude, has distinct four seasons and provides comfortable weather for visitors. The average temperature is around 16 °C and rainfall is fairly well distributed throughout the year.

In fact, it is difficult to say what is the best time to take a Zhangjiajie tour, as its mountainous surroundings make it attractive in all seasons. If you want to avoid the coldness here, you'd better visit between April and October. Here are some informations about the distinct four seasons of Zhangjaije.

Average Temperature by Month

Month Max Temp(℃) Min Temp(℃) Recommended Rate


6.8 1.5

6.4 1.3
14.9 8.2
Apr. 25.8 16.2
May. 26.1 18.7
Jun. 31.3 24


32.6 25
Aug 30 23.8
Sep 28.7 20.6
Oct. 21.9 14
Dec. 9.7 4.1

Hunaglong Cave.jpgSpring

In spring, the average temperature in Zhangjiajie is 18 °C. It is one of the best seasons to visit Zhangjiajie. All the flowers on mountains blossom and mountains are luxuriantly green. The voices of kingfishers accompanied with the tinges of mountain make you feel relaxed. The long sleeves with jackets and jeans are recommended.

Seasonal Activities:

You could see the best spectacular scenery in Golden Whip Stream, Hunaglong Cave, Baofeng Lake, and Ten Miles Drawing Corridor.


Summer in Zhangjiajie is cool with an average temperature of around 27 °C. The forests flourish and are strongly fragrant. It makes Zhangjiajie an ideal summer resort for visitors. Temperature on mountains will be about 3-5 °C lower than the mountain foot areas. Please bring a coat along when climbing mountains.

Seasonal Activities:

In June and July, it usually rains. When you visit Zhangjiajie after rain, you'll enjoy the cloud and fog spectacle in Tianmen Mountain, West Sea, Yuanjiajie and other parts of Wulingyuan Scenic Area.

Tianzi Mountain.jpgAutumn

In autumn, the average in Zhangjiajie is 20 °C. Most people think it is the best season to go. But we suggest that you avoid the National Holiday (Oct. 1 – Oct.7) for lots of people head to Zhangjiajie and Fenghuang Ancient Town.

Seasonal activities:

1) Visitors can have a drift in the splendid season.

2) You could appreciate a sense of poetry in Tianzi Mountain, Hunaglong Cave, Baofeng Lake, and Yuanjiajie etc.

Zhangjiajie in Winter.jpgWinter

Winter in Zhangjiajie is a little bit cold with an average temperature is 4.3 °C and Sometimes it gets very windy. We suggest you bring a heavy coat and an umbrella.

Seasonal Activities:

In this season, you could marvel at the snowy landscape. All the mountains, trees, roads are covered by snow, and Zhangjiajie National Forest Park turns into a pure white world. The faraway mountains bring you a feeling of mystery.

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