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Chengdu Climate by Month

The graphs below provide an overview of the climate in Chengdu (Sichuan), China. They present long-term patterns and averages of weather conditions over a 30-year period.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

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

Forecast for Chengdu

Thu   Jul 18
30°C | 23°C
NE 11 km/h
0.8 mm
broken clouds and slight rain

broken clouds and slight rain

Fri   Jul 19
30°C | 24°C
NE 11 km/h
6.6 mm
broken clouds and thunder

broken clouds and thunder

Sat   Jul 20
29°C | 24°C
NE 11 km/h
58 mm
broken clouds and thunder

broken clouds and thunder

The best time of year to visit Chengdu in China

The climate is mild and moist in Chengdu and the city is protected from the cold northern wind because of the Qinling Mountains. Summers are warm and humid, although it is not as hot as other parts of China. The rain falls throughout the year with a peak in July and August. During winter months you will hardly see any sunshine.

During the months of April and October you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Chengdu?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in July and August.
  • Does Chengdu have a dry season?
    Yes, the months of January and December are very dry.
  • Which is the warmest month in Chengdu?
    July has an average maximum temperature of 32°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Chengdu?
    The coldest month is January with an average maximum temperature of 11°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Chengdu?
    July tops the wettest month list with 305 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Chengdu?
    December is the driest month with 14 mm of precipitation.
  • Which is the sunniest month in Chengdu?
    August is the sunniest month with an average of 155 hours of sunshine.

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