Climate and Average Weather in China

In China the climate varies radically, so a decision about the best time to visit should be based on the regions you plan to tour and the kind of weather you enjoy. Autumn is normally the most comfortable season of the year (September to early October). During that period, temperatures are reasonable throughout China with 10 till 22 degrees Celsius (50-72 degrees Fahrenheit) and a limited amount of rain. Spring from May till June is also a good period and roughly has the same average temperatures as autumn.

Summer (from June to the end of August) can be extremely hot with temperatures well above 25 degrees (77° F). Summer is also a rainy season in China. Winter can be incredibly cold especially in the north.

Interested in more detailed Weather and Climate information?
Please select the city you wish to travel to, or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.

Popular places in China

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Regions in China