Best time to visit, weather and climate China

Best time to visit China

The best time to visit China is from april until september, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in China is 32°C in july and the lowest is 0°C in january.

The average climate figure for China is an 8,3. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

China has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in China or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate North China per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
0°C 4°C 12°C 20°C 27°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 25°C 19°C 9°C 2°C
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28
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53
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12
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Climate East China per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
8°C 10°C 14°C 19°C 24°C 27°C 31°C 31°C 27°C 23°C 17°C 11°C
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47
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114
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111
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85
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63
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Climate South China per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
18°C 21°C 23°C 27°C 30°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 29°C 25°C 19°C
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71
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142
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124
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107
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Climate West China per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
0°C 2°C 5°C 9°C 13°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 10°C 7°C 3°C
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33
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Climate China

Click on a region of China to view the climate:

Climate North China

North China has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for North China is 18° degrees and there is about 192 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 279 days a year with an average humidity of 46% and an UV-index of 4.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 0°C 4°C 12°C 20°C 27°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 25°C 19°C 9°C 2°C
Night -8°C -5°C 2°C 8°C 14°C 18°C 21°C 19°C 14°C 9°C 1°C -6°C
Precip 1
mm
2
mm
3
mm
8
mm
12
mm
28
mm
53
mm
41
mm
24
mm
12
mm
7
mm
1
mm
Rain
days
1 1 4 6 8 11 13 11 7 5 2 1
Snow
days
1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Dry
days
29 25 26 24 23 19 18 20 23 26 27 29
Sun hours
per day
7 7 9 11 11 11 11 11 10 7 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 5 6 7 7 6 5 3 2 2
Climate data from: Beijing


Climate North China january

On average, it is maximum 0° in january in North China and at least around -8° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm. The it will be dry 29 days this month in China and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Climate North China february

On average, it is maximum 4° in february in North China and at least around -5° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm. The it will be dry 25 days this month in China and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate North China march

On average, it is maximum 12° in march in North China and at least around 2° degrees. In march there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm. The it will be dry 26 days this month in China and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Climate North China april

On average, it is maximum 20° in april in North China and at least around 8° degrees. In april there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in China.

Climate North China may

On average, it is maximum 27° in may in North China and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in China.

Climate North China june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in North China and at least around 18° degrees. In june there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in China.

Climate North China july

On average, it is maximum 32° in july in North China and at least around 21° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in China.

Climate North China august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in North China and at least around 19° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in China.

Climate North China september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in North China and at least around 14° degrees. In september there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in China.

Climate North China october

On average, it is maximum 19° in october in North China and at least around 9° degrees. In october there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in China.

Climate North China november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in North China and at least around 1° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm. The it will be dry 27 days this month in China and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate North China december

On average, it is maximum 2° in december in North China and at least around -6° degrees. In december there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm. The it will be dry 29 days this month in China and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

Climate East China

East China has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for East China is 20° degrees and there is about 683 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 174 days a year with an average humidity of 74% and an UV-index of 5.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 8°C 10°C 14°C 19°C 24°C 27°C 31°C 31°C 27°C 23°C 17°C 11°C
Night 3°C 4°C 7°C 11°C 17°C 21°C 25°C 25°C 22°C 17°C 12°C 5°C
Precip 29
mm
47
mm
46
mm
29
mm
40
mm
114
mm
111
mm
85
mm
63
mm
35
mm
42
mm
41
mm
Rain
days
10 12 14 11 12 17 19 19 17 9 12 9
Snow
days
2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dry
days
19 14 17 19 19 13 12 12 13 22 18 22
Sun hours
per day
5 5 7 9 9 8 10 10 8 7 5 5
Wind force
in Bft
3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 7 5 5 3 3
Climate data from: Shanghai


Climate East China january

On average, it is maximum 8° in january in East China and at least around 3° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm. The it will be dry 19 days this month in China and on average, it snows 2 days in january.

Climate East China february

On average, it is maximum 10° in february in East China and at least around 4° degrees. In february there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm. The it will be dry 14 days this month in China and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Climate East China march

On average, it is maximum 14° in march in East China and at least around 7° degrees. In march there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 46 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in China.

Climate East China april

On average, it is maximum 19° in april in East China and at least around 11° degrees. In april there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 29 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in China.

Climate East China may

On average, it is maximum 24° in may in East China and at least around 17° degrees. In may there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in China.

Climate East China june

On average, it is maximum 27° in june in East China and at least around 21° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 114 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in China.

Climate East China july

On average, it is maximum 31° in july in East China and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 111 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in China.

Climate East China august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in East China and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 85 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in China.

Climate East China september

On average, it is maximum 27° in september in East China and at least around 22° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 63 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in China.

Climate East China october

On average, it is maximum 23° in october in East China and at least around 17° degrees. In october there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in China.

Climate East China november

On average, it is maximum 17° in november in East China and at least around 12° degrees. In november there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 42 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in China.

Climate East China december

On average, it is maximum 11° in december in East China and at least around 5° degrees. In december there are 9 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 22 days this month in China.

Climate South China

South China has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for South China is 27° degrees and there is about 839 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 138 days a year with an average humidity of 73% and an UV-index of 6.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 18°C 21°C 23°C 27°C 30°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 32°C 29°C 25°C 19°C
Night 12°C 14°C 17°C 20°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 26°C 25°C 21°C 18°C 12°C
Precip 18
mm
32
mm
49
mm
71
mm
142
mm
124
mm
107
mm
106
mm
110
mm
40
mm
23
mm
19
mm
Rain
days
10 13 18 20 22 24 25 23 21 11 10 8
Dry
days
21 15 13 10 9 6 6 8 9 20 20 23
Sun hours
per day
6 5 5 5 8 8 10 8 8 7 5 5
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 5 4
Climate data from: Guangzhou


Climate South China january

On average, it is maximum 18° in january in South China and at least around 12° degrees. In january there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in China.

Climate South China february

On average, it is maximum 21° in february in South China and at least around 14° degrees. In february there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in China.

Climate South China march

On average, it is maximum 23° in march in South China and at least around 17° degrees. In march there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 49 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in China.

Climate South China april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in South China and at least around 20° degrees. In april there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 71 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in China.

Climate South China may

On average, it is maximum 30° in may in South China and at least around 23° degrees. In may there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 142 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in China.

Climate South China june

On average, it is maximum 32° in june in South China and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 124 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in China.

Climate South China july

On average, it is maximum 33° in july in South China and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 107 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in China.

Climate South China august

On average, it is maximum 33° in august in South China and at least around 26° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 106 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in China.

Climate South China september

On average, it is maximum 32° in september in South China and at least around 25° degrees. In september there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 110 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in China.

Climate South China october

On average, it is maximum 29° in october in South China and at least around 21° degrees. In october there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 40 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in China.

Climate South China november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in South China and at least around 18° degrees. In november there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in China.

Climate South China december

On average, it is maximum 19° in december in South China and at least around 12° degrees. In december there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 19 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in China.

Climate West China

West China has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for West China is 9° degrees and there is about 261 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 209 days a year with an average humidity of 51% and an UV-index of 3.

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Snow
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 0°C 2°C 5°C 9°C 13°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 15°C 10°C 7°C 3°C
Night -10°C -9°C -6°C -3°C 1°C 4°C 7°C 7°C 4°C -2°C -5°C -7°C
Precip 18
mm
33
mm
15
mm
11
mm
13
mm
20
mm
51
mm
53
mm
31
mm
10
mm
2
mm
4
mm
Rain
days
4 3 4 6 5 7 19 20 10 2 1 2
Snow
days
7 10 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Dry
days
20 15 21 22 26 23 12 11 20 29 28 27
Sun hours
per day
7 8 10 12 12 12 11 12 11 7 7 7
Wind force
in Bft
2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 3 2 2 2
Climate data from: Tibet


Climate West China january

On average, it is maximum 0° in january in West China and at least around -10° degrees. In january there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 18 mm. The it will be dry 20 days this month in China and on average, it snows 7 days in january.

Climate West China february

On average, it is maximum 2° in february in West China and at least around -9° degrees. In february there are 3 days of rainfall with a total of 33 mm. The it will be dry 15 days this month in China and on average, it snows 10 days in february.

Climate West China march

On average, it is maximum 5° in march in West China and at least around -6° degrees. In march there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 15 mm. The it will be dry 21 days this month in China and on average, it snows 6 days in march.

Climate West China april

On average, it is maximum 9° in april in West China and at least around -3° degrees. In april there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 11 mm. The it will be dry 22 days this month in China and on average, it snows 2 days in april.

Climate West China may

On average, it is maximum 13° in may in West China and at least around 1° degrees. In may there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 13 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in China.

Climate West China june

On average, it is maximum 16° in june in West China and at least around 4° degrees. In june there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 20 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in China.

Climate West China july

On average, it is maximum 16° in july in West China and at least around 7° degrees. In july there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 51 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in China.

Climate West China august

On average, it is maximum 16° in august in West China and at least around 7° degrees. In august there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in China.

Climate West China september

On average, it is maximum 15° in september in West China and at least around 4° degrees. In september there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 31 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in China.

Climate West China october

On average, it is maximum 10° in october in West China and at least around -2° degrees. In october there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 10 mm and the it will be dry 29 days this month in China.

Climate West China november

On average, it is maximum 7° in november in West China and at least around -5° degrees. In november there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm. The it will be dry 28 days this month in China and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Climate West China december

On average, it is maximum 3° in december in West China and at least around -7° degrees. In december there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 4 mm. The it will be dry 27 days this month in China and on average, it snows 2 days in december.

14 day weather forecast China

The weather for Beijing in China will be 23° till 25° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

The weather forecast for China is based on the weather in Beijing.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
We
30 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 23°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
We
30 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 23°C 15°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 6
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 24°C 15°C 1.7 mm 35% 3m/s 5
Th
1 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 24°C 15°C 1.7 mm 35% 3m/s 5
Fr
2 Oct
Licht bewolkt 23°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 6
Fr
2 Oct
Licht bewolkt 23°C 16°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 6
Sa
3 Oct
Licht bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Sa
3 Oct
Licht bewolkt 25°C 14°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 6
Su
4 Oct
Helder 20°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 6
Su
4 Oct
Helder 20°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 5m/s 6
Mo
5 Oct
Helder 21°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 5
Mo
5 Oct
Helder 21°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 3m/s 5
Tu
6 Oct
Licht bewolkt 23°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
We
7 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 25°C 15°C 0.1 mm 20% 1m/s 5

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  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport
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  • Beijing Nanyuan Airport
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  • Beijing Capital International Airport
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  • Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
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  • Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
    Wuhan
  • Tianjin Binhai International Airport
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  • Taoxian Airport
    Shenyang
  • Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
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About China

China is in the continental part Asia and the capital is Beijing. The total surface is 9.572.900 km² with 14.500 km of coastline and the population consists of 1.392.650.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 1227x bigger than Singapore. If you want to call China you have to use +86 or 0086 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +865012457809 or 00865012457809.

China is in a straight line at 3.844 km distance from Singapore. From Changi Airport Singapore the flight time is about 5 hours10.

Currency China

In China the Chinese yuan renminbi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Chinese yuan renminbi (CNY) 30 september 2020

1 Chinese yuan renminbi = 0,20 Singapore dollar
100 Chinese yuan renminbi = 20,08 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 4,98 Chinese yuan renminbi
100 Singapore dollar = 497,87 Chinese yuan renminbi

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Time difference China

In China it is now 11:02 o’clock in the morning on wednesday 30 september 2020. That is equal to the time in Singapore. The time zone of China is Asia/Shanghai and the Greenwich time is UTC+08.

Vaccinations China

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in China.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tekenencefalitis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)