Xiling Snow Mountain Weather & Best Time to Visit

 

Xiling Snow Mountain attracts numerous snow lovers to get close to pure ice and snow at its largest alpine ski resort in South China every winter. Before your fun time at the paradise 110km west from Chengdu, let’s have a look at Xiling Snow mountain weather, climate, best time to go, to plan you coming Xiling Snow Mountain tour in 2021/2022!

Rising up to 5,364 meters, Xiling Snow Mountain has different climate features as different altitude belt. There is not hot summer or severely cold winter at Xiling Snow Mountain. January is usually the coldest month with an average temperature of -6-7°C in daytime, while July is usually the hottest, with the average temperature around 23°C.

Best Time to Visit Xiling Snow Mountain

Xiling Snow Mountain is suitable to visit all year round. However, for snow lovers, winter time from late November to late March of the next year is the best time, when thick snow covers the whole Xiling Ski Resort to give you the best entertainment playground for various sports on snow plus the dreamy pure silver snow scenery around. Besides, during April to August, Xiling Snow Mountain is fancily dressed by the tens mile of more than 30 kinds of azalea flowers in various colors to feel the romantic warm Spring. September to November is the golden Autumn period popular to admire the red maple leave forests with a nice mountain hiking experience. While in Summer from July to August, Xiling Snow Mountain is also great to enjoy a cool summer escape in its dense emerald forest wonderland.

Most Popular Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tours:

>> 2 Days Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Tour from Chengdu
>> 4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tour
>> 4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain with Anren Ancient Town

Average Xiling Snow Mountain Temperature by Month

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Xiling Snow Mountain Seasons to Go

Xiling Snow Mountain Winter (Late November - Late March)
Xiling Snow Mountain in Winter from late November to late March of the next year shall be your best time to show your skiing skills on the vast white venue and enjoy the happiest and most relaxing time with all its rich kinds of snow sports and entertainment activities in the shining pure paradise, including snowmobiling, snow cubing, zorb, bounce-flying, and so on. No matter you are skillful in those sports or not, you will not miss the fascinating snow sceneries with dense snow-covered forest, European villas next to a lake, etc. to release your pressure from urban.
Winter is a little long for Xiling Snow Mountain with thick snow more than 60 centimeters, and the temperature is usually around -6-7°C in the daytime, so you are highly suggested to wear thick clothes to keep warm, and also take care when enjoying those sports on ice and snow!
Winter Things to See & Do

Various kinds of sports on ice and snow including skiing, snowmobiling, snow cubing, zorb, bounce-flying, making a snow man, etc., winter snow mountain landscape, rime, etc.

What to Wear
Down jackets, sweaters, gloves, scarves, etc. are recommended to keep warm. Sunglasses are suggested in case of snowblindness and also for UV protection. Sunblock, lip balm, moisturizer, etc. are recommended for skin care. Besides, a vacuum cap with hot water is really recommended.
Hot Tour:
>> 2 Days Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Tour
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Enjoy Winter Sports at Xiling Snow Mountain

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Xiling Snow Mountain Snow Sceneries

Xiling Weather in November

  • Temperature: 17°C / 62.6°F
  • High Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
  • Low Temperature: 15°C / 59°F
  • Rainfall: 55.4 mm
  • Rainy Days: 15

Xiling Weather in December

  • Temperature: 11°C / 51.8°F
  • High Temperature: 12°C / 53.6°F
  • Low Temperature: 8°C / 46.4°F
  • Rainfall: 34 mm
  • Rainy Days: 24

Xiling Weather in January

  • Temperature: 6°C / 42.8°F
  • High Temperature: 9°C / 48.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 4°C / 39.2°F
  • Rainfall: 6.29 mm
  • Rainy Days: 7

Xiling Weather in February

  • Temperature: 9°C / 48.2°F
  • High Temperature: 13°C / 55.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 5°C / 41.0°F
  • Rainfall: 3.28 mm
  • Rainy Days: 4

Xiling Weather in March

  • Temperature: 15°C / 59°F
  • High Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
  • Low Temperature: 11°C / 51.8°F
  • Rainfall: 14.12 mm
  • Rainy Days: 16
Xiling Snow Mountain Spring (April - June)
Spring usually comes to Xiling Snow Mountain at middle to late April. During this stunning season, bits and pieces of wild flowers grow up with the fresh green grass and branches of old trees to change the new clothes for the mountain. While temperature continue to rise up, full mountain of azalea flowers of more than 30 species burst into blossom and make Xiling Snow Mountain a sea of flowers of various colors. Average temperature is around 5-20°C, while it is usually higher than 10°C in daytime, which makes it a comfortable getaway of warm and a little cool. Besides, rainy and foggy days appear often, and the UV is strong in clear days.
Spring Things to See & Do
Appreciate over 30 kinds of azalea blossoms covering the mountain, watch sunrise from Riyueping, etc.
What to Wear
Down jackets, mountaineering jackets, etc. are recommended. Sunglasses are suggested for UV protection. Sunblock, lip balm, moisturizer, etc. are recommended for skin care. Rain gear is suggested.
Hot Tour:
>> 4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tour
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Xiling Snow Mountain in Spring

Xiling Snow Mountain Weather

Spring Azalea Blossoms at Xiling Snow Mountain

Xiling Weather in April

  • Temperature: 20 °C / 68°F
  • High Temperature: 24°C / 75.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 16°C / 60.8°F
  • Rainfall: 24.98 mm
  • Rainy Days: 18

Xiling Weather in May

  • Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
  • High Temperature: 30°C / 86°F
  • Low Temperature: 21°C / 69.8°F
  • Rainfall: 44.68 mm
  • Rainy Days: 19

Xiling Weather in June

  • Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
  • High Temperature: 29°C / 84.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 22°C / 71.6°F
  • Rainfall: 42.12 mm
  • Rainy Days: 15
Xiling Snow Mountain Autumn (September - November)
Xiling Mountain in Autumn is a splendid world. Every October to November, the lush forest will be colored in pieces of yellow, golden, orange, red, dark green, etc., fascinating like a landscape painting. During this season, it is very good to hike on the mountain to appreciate the colorful leaves with clear blue sky. Temperature changes fast during day and night, you are highly advised to prepare some warm clothes like a light sweater, coat, etc.
Autumn Things to See & Do
Enjoy multicolored autumn leaves in dense forest, sea of clouds, etc.
What to Wear
Down jackets, mountaineering jackets, etc. are recommended. Sunglasses are suggested for UV protection. Sunblock, lip balm, moisturizer, etc. are recommended for skin care. Rain gear is suggested.
Hot Tour:
>> 4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain with Anren Ancient Town
Xiling Snow Mountain Weather

Xiling Snow Mountain in Autumn

Xiling Snow Mountain Weather

Xiling Snow MountainAutumn Leaves

Xiling Weather in September

  • Temperature: 25°C / 77.0°F
  • High Temperature: 31°C / 87.8°F
  • Low Temperature: 21°C / 69.8°F
  • Rainfall: 21.98 mm
  • Rainy Days: 13

Xiling Weather in October

  • Temperature: 22°C / 71.6°F
  • High Temperature: 24°C / 75.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 18°C / 64.4°F
  • Rainfall: 27.1 mm
  • Rainy Days: 12

Xiling Weather in November

  • Temperature: 17°C / 62.6°F
  • High Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
  • Low Temperature: 15°C / 59°F
  • Rainfall: 55.4 mm
  • Rainy Days: 15
Xiling Snow Mountain Summer (July - September)
Xiling Snow Mountain in Summer is praised as a “huge natural refrigerator”, since the temperature is lower than 20°C. Visitors can easily feel very cool with its over 90% coverage of emerald lush forest, strange peaks, flying waterfall and cool springs, etc. Walking at the mountain full in green gives you a calm and happy mood. Also, the rich kinds of azalea still in full blossom untill August. Besides, as every July to September is the Summer Escape Tourism Festival, there are also some interesting seasonal activities to enrich your summer holiday in a different way, such as grass sliding, mountain cycling, rock climbing, camping, ZORB, and so forth on the green “carpet” paradise.
The average temperature usually ranges between 10-25°C, while the highest average temperature usually occurs in July, which is usually 23°C.
Summer Things to See & Do
Appreciate Azalea flowers in various colors, sunrise from Riyueping, light of Buddha at Yinyangjie, sea of clouds, hiking in the cool dense forest, joining Summer Escape Tourism Festival activities like grass sliding, mountain cycling, rock climbing, camping, ZORB, etc.
What to Wear
T-shirts, long-sleeve shirts, pants, jeans, hiking shoes, etc. are recommended. Sun blocks, sunglasses, hats, etc. are suggested.
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Xiling Snow Mountain in Summer

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Summer Sunrise at Xiling Snow Mountain

Xiling Weather in July

  • Temperature: 30°C / 86.0°F
  • High Temperature: 34°C / 93.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
  • Rainfall: 34.86 mm
  • Rainy Days: 18

Xiling Weather in August

  • Temperature: 29°C / 84.2°F
  • High Temperature: 34°C / 93.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 25°C /77°F
  • Rainfall: 42.8 mm
  • Rainy Days: 22

Xiling Weather in September

  • Temperature: 25°C / 77.0°F
  • High Temperature: 31°C / 87.8°F
  • Low Temperature: 21°C / 69.8°F
  • Rainfall: 21.98 mm
  • Rainy Days: 13

How to Plan a Xiling Snow Mountain Tour

Most visitors spend 2-3 days is to enjoy the snow sceneries and sports on ice and snow at Xiling Snow Mountain in Winter. Since Xiling is only about 2.5 hours driving distance from Chengdu that offers convenient flights and bullet trains from other destinations, most people start from Chengdu. Besides, lots of visitors prefer to spend another 1-2 days to have classic discovery of Chengdu to see giant pandas closely and enjoy all top Chengdu highlights and food.

Recommended Xiling Snow Mountain Tour Packages:

>> 2 Days Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Tour

>> 4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tour

>> 4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain with Anren Ancient Town

Recommended Chengdu Tour Packages:

>> 2 Days Leisure Chegndu Tour with Panda Visit

>> 3 Days Chengdu Highlights Tour

And if you have a longer vacation, you can also extend to see Leshan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei, and Jiuzhai Valley, which would cover another 3-6 days! If you have any idea of more interested destinations to travel with Xiling Snow Mountain together, please feel free to tell us and our experienced travel expert will help you to plan you coming tour with sincerity!

Recommended Tour Packages to Leshan, Emei & Jiuzhai Valley:

>> 4 Days Classic Leshan Giant Buddha & Mount Emei Tour from Chengdu

>> 6 Days Leshan, Mount Emei & Panda Volunteer Tour

>> 5 Days Classic Chengdu & Jiuzhaigou Tour

>> 7 Days Sichuan Discovery Tour

Travel to Xiling Snow Mountain with China Discovery

To help you enjoy a worry-free holiday to Xiling Snow Mountain, we highly recommend you travel with us China Discovery who is a local travel agency headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan and is professional about the local condition of Xiling Snow Mountain and the whole Sichuan. Our local experienced drivers will escort you to Xiling Snow Mountain from Chengdu or other places with comfortable car directly with speed and safety. And our English-speaking tour guide will accompany you all the way, showing you the best travelling route and introduce all highlights of Xiling Snow Mountain, so you can focus all your attention on the highlights. The tour can be tailor-made according to your group size, time, physical condition, plan, interest, budget and every special need. Please feel free to contact us if you need any help!

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Giant Panda Volunteer Giant Panda Volunteer Experience at Dujiangyan, Chengdu
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Altitude at Xiling Snow Mountain

Attractions (Altitude: m)Attractions (Altitude: m)
Xiling Snow Mountain (5,364)Xiling Ski Resort (2,400)
Riyueping (Sun and Moon Platform) (3,250)Hongshijian (Red Rock Peaks) (3,310)
Hongshibao (Red Rock Fort) (2,900)Jinhou Peak (Golden Monkey Peak) (2,700)
Dashanmen (Great Mountain Gate) (2,410)Guihualin (Sweet Osmanthus Forest) (2,100)
Zhangziya (Forest Musk Deer Cliff) (1,700)Liangxikou (Two Rivers Mouth) (1,540)
Frog Pond (1,370)Cha Di Ping (1,260)

Average Temperature, Rainfall & Snowfall of Xiling Snow Mountain

Xiling Snow Mountain Weather

Month Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec.
Ave. Temperature (°C )6915202525302925221711
Ave. Precipitation (mm)6.293.2814.1224.9844.6842.1234.8642.8021.9827.1055.4034.00
Ave. Snowfall (mm)700000000009

Recommended Xiling Snow Mountain Tours

Top 3 Xiling Snow Mountain tours chosen by most customers to explore Xiling Snow Mountain in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.

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2 Days Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Tour from Chengdu

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Xiling Snow Mountain Ski Resort
4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain Winter Tour

Chengdu / Xiling Snow Mountain / Chengdu

Xiling Snow Mountain Cable Car
4 Days Chengdu & Xiling Snow Mountain with Anren Ancient Town

Chengdu / Xiling Snow Mountain / Dayi / Chengdu

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