China weather in July

Are you planning a trip to China in July and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in China in July?

Weather in China varies in July, with temperatures ranging from moderate to very warm and precipitation ranging from low to heavy. July is a summer month.

The average maximum temperatures vary from moderate in Bomi at 14°C (58°F) to very warm in Turfan at 38°C (101°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 27°C (80°F) in Turfan and 8°C (46°F) in Bomi. On average, July is the warmest month of the year in China. So be prepared and pack summer clothes.

Precipitation in July varies from low rainfall in Hami with an average of 8mm (0.3 inches) to heavy rainfall in Tengchong with 477mm (19 inches). It is the wettest month of the year in Beijing. It is also generally a sunny time of year with an average of 195 hours of sunshine in Beijing during the entire month.

For more details on the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our China climate page. To learn more about the weather conditions in specific areas of China in July, check out the map below.

Where to go in China in July

Find the average weather conditions in July for the most popular destinations in China on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

Popular destinations in China

What is the weather like in July for the 5 most popular destinations in China?

Average weather in Beijing

In July Beijing generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (92°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Beijing
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
33°C / 92°F 
20°C / 68°F 
220 hours 
79mm / 3.1" 
9 days 
34°C / 92°F 
23°C / 73°F 
195 hours 
161mm / 6.3" 
14 days 
August   >> August
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
22°C / 71°F 
210 hours 
123mm / 4.9" 
12 days 
Climate in Beijing

Average weather in Shanghai

In July Shanghai generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 33°C (91°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C (79°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Shanghai
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 83°F 
22°C / 71°F 
131 hours 
279mm / 11" 
15 days 
poor 
33°C / 91°F 
26°C / 79°F 
191 hours 
165mm / 6.5" 
12 days 
August   >> August
>>  
32°C / 90°F 
26°C / 79°F 
185 hours 
164mm / 6.4" 
11 days 
Climate in Shanghai

Average weather in Guangzhou

In July Guangzhou generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (94°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 27°C (80°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Guangzhou
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
33°C / 92°F 
26°C / 79°F 
140 hours 
388mm / 15" 
19 days 
poor 
34°C / 94°F 
27°C / 80°F 
201 hours 
255mm / 10" 
16 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
34°C / 93°F 
27°C / 80°F 
175 hours 
283mm / 11" 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Guangzhou

Average weather in Chengdu

In July Chengdu generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (74°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Chengdu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 71°F 
117 hours 
147mm / 5.8" 
17 days 
32°C / 89°F 
23°C / 74°F 
133 hours 
305mm / 12" 
17 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
155 hours 
291mm / 11" 
16 days 
poor 
Climate in Chengdu

Average weather in Xi'an

In July Xi'an generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 34°C (93°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (74°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are unpleasant that month.

Xi'an
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
20°C / 68°F 
180 hours 
92mm / 3.6" 
8 days 
34°C / 93°F 
23°C / 74°F 
181 hours 
141mm / 5.5" 
11 days 
August   >> August
>>  
33°C / 91°F 
22°C / 72°F 
170 hours 
127mm / 5" 
10 days 
Climate in Xi'an

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Is July the best time to go to China?

In our opinion July is not the best time to visit China with commonly unpleasant weather in Beijing.

On average the best time to visit China is in April, September and October with generally perfect weather in Beijing. The worst months are January and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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