Ejin Weather | Best Time to Visit Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest
Ejin Banner is in westernmost Inner Mongolia in northwestern China and has a dry inland climate characterized by drought, few rain, strong evaporation, sufficient sunshine, large temperature difference and occasional sandstorms.
The average annual temperature in Ejin Banner is 8.3 ℃. In January, the average temperature is - 11.6 ℃, and the extreme low temperature once dropped to - 36.4 ℃. The average temperature in July is 26.6 ℃ and the extreme high temperature can exceed 40 ℃. In a year, the shortest frost free period is 179 days and the longest is 227 days. Usually from mid March to late October, the daily average temperature in Ejina is above 0 ℃. The annual average precipitation is 37 mm, annual average evaporation is 3841.51 mm and the humidity is 0.01 mm. There are many windy days, especially in spring and winter. Throughout the year, about 44 days have gale above grade 8. Gales are often accompanied by sandstorms. Ejina has 14 sandstorms per year on average.
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Ejina Seasons to Go
Best Time to Visit Ejin Banner - Late September to Middle October
From late September to middle October in autumn, Ejina has relatively cool weather and there is little rain or sandstorm, very suitable for traveling. What’s more, this is the time when the leaves of Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest, the highlight in Ejin Banner, turn yellow and golden and decorate Ejina into a dreamland.
The temperature of Ejina in September is about 16℃ on average but in October, it may drop to only 8℃. In the daytime, it is warm and you can wear a light sweater with a jacket. Besides, because of the strong sunlight, sunglasses are also recommended. At night it becomes very cold and a thick coat is needed. If you are going to the desert area such as the Eight Bridge in Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest, you should mind the wind and sand.
Note: Try to avoid visiting Ejina in the Golden Week (October 1-7) becuase it will be very crowded.
Ejin Banner in Other Seasons
Spring (March to May): Cold, dry, sandy. Ejina is still cold in spring and the most sandstorms occur in spring. There is not much to see as it is still too cold for the trees and flowers to bloom.
Summer (June to August): Comfortable, but not as beautiful as autumn. Summer is another time you can plan a trip to Ejina with fine weather. At that time, Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest is covered by green leaves and taking a boat trip on Juyan Lake is quite pleasant.
Winter (December to February): Very cold, almost no tourists. Few tourists will visit Ejina in winter because it is too cold. Besides, main attractions such as Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest are closed in winter.
How to Plan An Ejin Banner Tour
Popular Gateway Cities to Ejin Banner: Jiayuguan, Dunhuang, and Yinchuan
Best Time to Visit Ejin Banner: May to October, especially late September to mid-October
Where to Stay in Ejin Banner: Dalaihob Town
Generally speaking, a classic Ejin Banner tour takes about 4 days, with 2.5 days in total sightseeing. Ejina Populus Euphratica Forest is the premier highlight of Ejin Banner that attracts numerous photographers and natural lovers to admire its special beauty. It is recommended spending 1-2 days enjoying the high density of beautiful tree shapes and colors. Don’t miss Heicheng Ruoshui Huyang Scenic Area as well, where you will explore Heicheng Historic Site, and beautiful populus euphratica trees with refection in the water and peaceful river view. Beisides, visit Strange Forest to appreciate the oddly-shaped withered trees and a memorable sunset. On the last day, get up early and drive to Juyan Lake for the most brilliant sunrise in Ejina.
In addition to Populus Euphratica forests in Ejina, we strongly suggest you extend your trip to nearby destinations for more incredible wild nature views. Badain Jaran Desert with the world's tallest stationar dunes, colorful lake and mysterious echoing sand hills is a must-be-visited place. It is worth spending 2 days savoring its unique splendor.
Besides, many travelers prefer a tour combining the golden Silk Road and Populus Euphratica together. You can spend about 5 days exploring the charm of Zhangye, Jiayuguan and Dunhuang along the Silk Road, and immersing yourself in an almost dizzying agglomeration of desert, grassland, raging river and colossal mountains in one go.
Ejin Banner Tours and Travel Guide
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- How to Get to Ejin Banner
- Where to Stay
- Ejin Banner Maps
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