Zhangjiajie Weather & 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. Whenever you visit, never miss the best attractions: Huangshi Village, Golden Whip Stream, Tianzi Mountain and Yuanjiajie which are all located in Zhangjiajie National Forest Park.

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Seasons to Go

Generally speaking, the scenery of Zhangjiajie varies from seasons to seasons. Please check out below to get some ideas about what to see and what to do in each season.

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.
Zhangjiajie in Spring
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.
Zhangjiajie in Summer
In autumn, the average in Zhangjiajie is 20 °C. Most people think it is the best season to go traveling in Zhangjiajie. But we suggest that you avoid the National Day 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 Autumn
Winter in Zhangjiajie is a little 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.
Zhangjiajie in Winter

Recommended Zhangjiajie Tours

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

Golden Whip Brook
3 Days Zhangjiajie Natural Beauty Tour


Tianzi Mountain
4 Days Zhangjiajie Classic Discovery Tour


Fenghuang Ancient Town
5 Days Classic Zhangjiajie & Fenghuang Tour

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