Climate in Beijing (Beijing Area), China

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.
* Data from weather station: Beijing, China.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year. Show in Fahrenheit

Monthly hours of sunshine

The average monthly total hours of sunshine over the year

Daily percent of sunshine

The mean percent of sunhours during the day over the year

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc. Show in Inches

Monthly rainy days

The average number of days each month with rain, snow, hail etc.

Average humidity

The mean monthly relative humidity over the year

Weather Forecasts for Beijing (Beijing Area)

FRI Jul 30
32°C | 20°C

Moderate rain

SAT Jul 31
33°C | 23°C

Patchy rain possible

SUN Aug 01
31°C | 23°C

Patchy rain possible

The best time of year to visit Beijing in China

Beijing can experience intense weather throughout the year, with heat peaking during summer at 40 degrees Celsius (104° Fahrenheit), and it can drop to a cold -20° Celsius (-4°Fahrenheit) during winter. The city has four seasons. A short and windy spring (april-may), a long and warm summer (June-August), cool pleasant autumn (September – Ocotobre) and a long chilly winter (November-March).

Here are some average weather facts we collected from our historical climate data:

  • During the month of April you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20 degrees Celsius (68°F) and 25 degrees Celsius (77°F).
  • On average, the warmest month(s) are June, July and August.
  • The months of June, July and August have a high chance of precipitation.
  • Beijing has dry periods in January, February, March, November and December.
  • The warmest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 31°C (88°F).
  • The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 2°C (35°F).
  • July is the most wet month. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain.
  • December is the driest month.
  • May is the most sunny month.
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