Climate and Weather
Being located in the central area of China, Wuhan is far away from the ocean, which makes it is hard to reject the heat. Especially in summer, Wuhan is as hot as an oven, thus Wuhan, together with Nanjing and Chongqing, is compared to an oven. The summer is 135 days long, and the average temperature is 37 ℃ and highest temperature is up to 44 ℃.
The best time for traveling to Wuhan is Spring and Autumn, when is not too cold neither too hot.
Local Festivals and Folk Custom
Wuhan is a charming city with lakes and mountains here and there, especially in spring. On the arrival of April, the blossoming Sakura appeal to thousands of people for near and far. Together with the lakes and green trees around, it seems more attractive, making people reluctant to leave. Since the year of 2003, the yearly Sakura Festival has been held in Wuhan University in April. This festival is a kind of scenery entertainment of the Wuhan people.
Plump Blossom Festival
The plump garden in Moshan Mountain is the place where the yearly Plump Blossom Festival is celebrated. On the arrival of the spring, the plump flowers around the East Lake will be in full bloom, appealing to thousands of people. During the festival, the exhibition of paintings and photographs of plump blossom is available.
Crossing River Festival
In summer, usually in June, this festival will be hold in the Yangtze River. Just like in Dragon Boat Festival, on this Crossing River Festival Boat racing, drift on boat and carnival will push the festival to the highest point.
International Horse Racing Festival
It is a special festival celebrated in October, during which people hold sports meeting, tourism activities and horse racing culture exhibition to meet the residences’ need of the traditional culture and the sport spirit.
Other Odds and Ends
Phone Dialing Code: 027
Post Code: 430000
Weather Forecast: 121
Consumers' Complaint: 12315
Waiting Building of Tianhe Airport: 86-27-85818888
Wuhan Tianhe Airport:027-83666666 (tickets can be delivered to your hotel room)
Information of Railway Station: Wuchang Station Ticket Booking: 86-27-87222222
Money can be exchanged at Wuhan International Airport, at branch offices of the Bank of China, and at most hotels in the city. Exchange rates fluctuate in line with international financial market conditions and are published daily by the State Exchange Control Administration. Branches of the Bank of China have currency boards presenting the real-time exchange rates.
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law
Location: No. 1, South Nanhu Road, Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei Province
Location: Luojiashan Mountain, Wuchang District, Wuhan, Hubei Province
Location: No. 11, Xueyuan Lu, Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei Province
Huazhong Normal University
Location:No. 152, Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province
Wuhan University of Science and Engineering
Location: No. 122, Luoshi Road, Wuhan, Hubei Province