I t is very hot in summer. The surface temperature can reach over 50℃ when it is the hottest. Although green trees make shade everywhere, it is not suitable for travel in Nanjing in summer. It is the best to come to Nanjing in spring and autumn. The best travelling time in Nanjing is February and March when flowers bloom. Plum blossoms bloom the earliest, followed by peach blossoms, cherry blossoms, tulips, malus spectabilis and peony. In this period, Nanjing has pleasant weather and beautiful scenery, full of fragrance of flowers. In September and October, fragrant Osmanthus fragrans and maple leaves in autumn frost can be seen, and crabs of Gaochun District, and melons, fruits and aquatic food can be tasted.
S o you can enjoy the scenery and food here. In December, if you are lucky to see snow, it is quite fascinating. Snow in the regions south of the Yangtze River is charming and attractive. Tangshan hot springs will bring warmth to the cold winter. Various flower festivals are held in Nanjing based on seasons. Between February and April: China Nanjing International Plum Blossom Festival, Lishui Plum Blossom Festival, Cherry Blossom Festival, Tulip Festival, Malus Spectabilis Festival, Peony Festival, Yuhua Tea Festival. May: Water Melon Festival. August: Grape Festival. Between September and October: Crab Festival, Osmanthus Fragrans Festival, and Red Maple Art Festival, etc.