Weather of Changsha
Changsha has a monsoon climate within the sub-tropical zone, with annual average temperature being 16.8°C–17.2°C, 4.6°C in January and 28.6°C in July. Average annual precipitation is 1422 mm., and the yearly frost-free period is 275 days.
The four seasons are distinct. The summers are long and hot, with heavy rainfall, and autumn is comfortable with abundant sunlight. In winter, it is nearly rainless and not very cold, changing to rainy and wet weather with rapidly increasing temperatures in the spring.
The best tour time in Changsha
It is suitable for traveling all year round except summer when is the hottest season of the year. In Changsha, spring comes after mid-February when the weather is changeable, so the tourists had better wear more clothes against cold. The summer comes in the last ten days of May, though Changsha has the name of the stove, you must be covered with the quilt to sleep in ravine even during the dog days. The autumn begins in mid-August, the temperature is usually between 15 °C and 20 °C, at this time it is balmy autumn day, you may go to the Orange Continent to visit the red leaves. The winter comes at the end ten days of November with the average temperature about 5 Ąć, sometimes it snows here when you may go up the mountain to visit stalactites of snow. In a word, the autumn is the best time for traveling in Changsha.