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Xi'an weather in August (Shaanxi, China)

Curious about the August weather in Xi'an? This guide provides all the details you need.

Temperatures

In August, Xi'an generally has very high temperatures and high rainfall. August is a summer month. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 33°C. But by evening, they drop to around 22°C.

Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.

Precipitation

Xi'an in August usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 127 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 10 days of rain are anticipated.

Average sunshine

The area experiences a moderate amount of sunshine, with approximately 170 hours of sunlight expected. This makes it neither too gloomy nor overly bright.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, April, May and October typically offer the best circumstances. While January, July and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Xi'an climate page with graphs.

 

Xi'an, monthly averages in August

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 22°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 33°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 32%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 127 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 10 days  
HumidityHumidity 74%  
WindspeedWindspeed 4 km/h  
SunshineSunshine 170 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine 47%  

Where to go in China in August

Find out more about the weather in China and which places have the best travel conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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