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 Celsius

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 Millimeter

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)

THU Sep 23
79°F | 66°F

Patchy rain possible

FRI Sep 24
65°F | 63°F

Heavy rain

SAT Sep 25
67°F | 63°F

Heavy rain

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 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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