Best Time to Visit China

In China the weather has four distinct seasons - a pleasant warm spring, a hot rainy summer, a comfortable cool autumn and a cold winter. The hottest time in China comes in July and August, with more than 10 days at temperatures above 35 C. The coldest time is from the late January to early February with the more extreme temperatures being in the higher altitudes. The spring from March to May is recommended as the best time to travel to China. Summer which also sees heavy rainstorms late in the season is surprisingly the peak season.

Best time to visit

Monthly Climate Guide for China

, China

Average temperatures (Celsius) and rainfall (mm)

Jan
11°C 0mm
Feb
16°C 1mm
Mar
24°C 3mm
Apr
31°C 4mm
May
36°C 5mm
Jun
38°C 9mm
Jul
38°C 9mm
Aug
39°C 7mm
Sep
34°C 7mm
Oct
27°C 4mm
Nov
19°C 2mm
Dec
11°C 0mm
Jan
22°C 6mm
Feb
25°C 7mm
Mar
28°C 15mm
Apr
31°C 14mm
May
34°C 14mm
Jun
35°C 10mm
Jul
36°C 5mm
Aug
38°C 6mm
Sep
35°C 4mm
Oct
32°C 3mm
Nov
28°C 7mm
Dec
22°C 5mm
Jan
9°C 0mm
Feb
14°C 1mm
Mar
21°C 2mm
Apr
28°C 7mm
May
32°C 3mm
Jun
33°C 5mm
Jul
32°C 12mm
Aug
32°C 7mm
Sep
29°C 6mm
Oct
23°C 3mm
Nov
16°C 1mm
Dec
7°C 0mm
Jan
17°C 11mm
Feb
22°C 19mm
Mar
26°C 35mm
Apr
29°C 37mm
May
31°C 23mm
Jun
33°C 27mm
Jul
34°C 22mm
Aug
35°C 11mm
Sep
33°C 13mm
Oct
29°C 9mm
Nov
23°C 13mm
Dec
15°C 9mm
Jan
-2°C 0mm
Feb
4°C 0mm
Mar
16°C 1mm
Apr
25°C 2mm
May
33°C 6mm
Jun
34°C 5mm
Jul
32°C 4mm
Aug
31°C 4mm
Sep
29°C 3mm
Oct
24°C 2mm
Nov
11°C 0mm
Dec
3°C 0mm
Jan
-1°C 8mm
Feb
2°C 0mm
Mar
14°C 6mm
Apr
24°C 6mm
May
31°C 11mm
Jun
32°C 13mm
Jul
32°C 14mm
Aug
32°C 15mm
Sep
25°C 10mm
Oct
22°C 6mm
Nov
11°C 9mm
Dec
0°C 10mm
Jan
19°C 7mm
Feb
23°C 13mm
Mar
27°C 14mm
Apr
30°C 15mm
May
33°C 13mm
Jun
34°C 20mm
Jul
37°C 18mm
Aug
38°C 14mm
Sep
34°C 24mm
Oct
29°C 5mm
Nov
24°C 8mm
Dec
17°C 6mm
Jan
16°C 3mm
Feb
20°C 3mm
Mar
27°C 5mm
Apr
31°C 6mm
May
34°C 6mm
Jun
35°C 7mm
Jul
36°C 7mm
Aug
37°C 8mm
Sep
32°C 9mm
Oct
28°C 6mm
Nov
23°C 4mm
Dec
17°C 3mm
Jan
19°C 8mm
Feb
22°C 7mm
Mar
26°C 18mm
Apr
28°C 16mm
May
29°C 17mm
Jun
29°C 28mm
Jul
26°C 47mm
Aug
28°C 33mm
Sep
27°C 29mm
Oct
25°C 11mm
Nov
23°C 9mm
Dec
19°C 8mm
Jan
12°C 1mm
Feb
18°C 1mm
Mar
25°C 6mm
Apr
31°C 12mm
May
33°C 5mm
Jun
35°C 7mm
Jul
36°C 7mm
Aug
38°C 6mm
Sep
33°C 9mm
Oct
27°C 5mm
Nov
19°C 3mm
Dec
11°C 1mm
Jan
19°C 9mm
Feb
21°C 3mm
Mar
25°C 3mm
Apr
28°C 5mm
May
30°C 9mm
Jun
29°C 19mm
Jul
27°C 21mm
Aug
28°C 22mm
Sep
27°C 20mm
Oct
25°C 12mm
Nov
24°C 7mm
Dec
18°C 7mm
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