Weather in September in China

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in September in China. Is this month a good time to go to China? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in China in September?

The weather in China in September ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

September has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from moderate in Hailar with 16°C (61°F) to very warm temperatures in Yangshuo with 32°C (90°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 24°C (75°F) in Yangshuo and 3°C (37°F) in Hailar. It is a very warm month in some areas, so be prepared and make sure to dress lightly.

Precipitation ranges from almost non in Ruoqiang with 1mm (0inch) rainfall to heavy in Haikou with 255mm (10inch) rainfall. In general it is also a sunny month with an average of 208 hours of sunshine in Beijing during the whole month.

Where to go in China in September

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

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 / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in China

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

Average weather in Beijing

In September Beijing generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 16°C (61°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   August August
<<  
30°C / 87°F 
22°C / 71°F 
210 hours 
120mm / 4.7inch 
11 days 
26°C / 79°F 
16°C / 61°F 
208 hours 
59mm / 2.3inch 
8 days 
October   >> October
>>  
19°C / 67°F 
9°C / 48°F 
205 hours 
21mm / 0.8inch 
5 days 
Climate in Beijing

Average weather in Shanghai

In September Shanghai generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   August August
<<  
31°C / 89°F 
26°C / 79°F 
185 hours 
215mm / 8.5inch 
12 days 
poor 
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
169 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
9 days 
October   >> October
>>  
23°C / 73°F 
17°C / 62°F 
160 hours 
56mm / 2.2inch 
7 days 
Climate in Shanghai

Average weather in Guangzhou

In September Guangzhou generally has very warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 32°C (89°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable 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
<<   August August
<<  
33°C / 91°F 
26°C / 78°F 
175 hours 
228mm / 9inch 
17 days 
poor 
32°C / 89°F 
24°C / 75°F 
169 hours 
167mm / 6.6inch 
12 days 
October   >> October
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
21°C / 70°F 
181 hours 
88mm / 3.5inch 
7 days 
Climate in Guangzhou

Average weather in Chengdu

In September Chengdu generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (79°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 19°C (66°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant 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
<<   August August
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
22°C / 72°F 
155 hours 
197mm / 7.8inch 
16 days 
26°C / 79°F 
19°C / 66°F 
79 hours 
111mm / 4.4inch 
16 days 
October   >> October
>>  
21°C / 70°F 
15°C / 59°F 
61 hours 
35mm / 1.4inch 
13 days 
Climate in Chengdu

Average weather in Xi'an

In September Xi'an generally has warm temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C (78°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 17°C (62°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect 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
<<   August August
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
21°C / 70°F 
170 hours 
78mm / 3.1inch 
10 days 
26°C / 78°F 
17°C / 62°F 
122 hours 
96mm / 3.8inch 
12 days 
October   >> October
>>  
19°C / 66°F 
10°C / 51°F 
96 hours 
63mm / 2.5inch 
10 days 
Climate in Xi'an

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Is September the best time to go to China?

In our opinion September is one of the best times to visit China with commonly perfect weather in Beijing. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

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

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