China climate guide

Temperature in China (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
2°C maximum daytime temperature in January in China (Beijing)2
4°C maximum daytime temperature in February in China (Beijing)4
11°C maximum daytime temperature in March in China (Beijing)11
20°C maximum daytime temperature in April in China (Beijing)20
27°C maximum daytime temperature in May in China (Beijing)27
30°C maximum daytime temperature in June in China (Beijing)30
31°C maximum daytime temperature in July in China (Beijing)31
30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in China (Beijing)30
26°C maximum daytime temperature in September in China (Beijing)26
19°C maximum daytime temperature in October in China (Beijing)19
10°C maximum daytime temperature in November in China (Beijing)10
3°C maximum daytime temperature in December in China (Beijing)3
Min temperature (night-time)
-10°C minimum night-time temperature in January in China (Beijing)-10
-7°C minimum night-time temperature in February in China (Beijing)-7
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in March in China (Beijing)-1
7°C minimum night-time temperature in April in China (Beijing)7
13°C minimum night-time temperature in May in China (Beijing)13
18°C minimum night-time temperature in June in China (Beijing)18
22°C minimum night-time temperature in July in China (Beijing)22
20°C minimum night-time temperature in August in China (Beijing)20
14°C minimum night-time temperature in September in China (Beijing)14
7°C minimum night-time temperature in October in China (Beijing)7
-1°C minimum night-time temperature in November in China (Beijing)-1
-7°C minimum night-time temperature in December in China (Beijing)-7

Sunshine & Daylight in China

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
6 hours of sunshine per day (66% of daylight hours) in January in China6
7 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in February in China7
8 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in March in China8
8 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in April in China8
9 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in May in China9
9 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in June in China9
8 hours of sunshine per day (52% of daylight hours) in July in China8
8 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in August in China8
8 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in September in China8
7 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in October in China7
6 hours of sunshine per day (63% of daylight hours) in November in China6
6 hours of sunshine per day (64% of daylight hours) in December in China6
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in China (Beijing)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in China (Beijing)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in China (Beijing)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in China (Beijing)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in China (Beijing)14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in China (Beijing)15
15 hours of daylight per day in July in China (Beijing)15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in China (Beijing)14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in China (Beijing)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in China (Beijing)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in China (Beijing)10
9 hours of daylight per day in December in China (Beijing)9

Rainfall in China

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
2 days with some rainfall in January in China (Beijing)2
3 days with some rainfall in February in China (Beijing)3
4 days with some rainfall in March in China (Beijing)4
5 days with some rainfall in April in China (Beijing)5
6 days with some rainfall in May in China (Beijing)6
9 days with some rainfall in June in China (Beijing)9
14 days with some rainfall in July in China (Beijing)14
12 days with some rainfall in August in China (Beijing)12
7 days with some rainfall in September in China (Beijing)7
5 days with some rainfall in October in China (Beijing)5
4 days with some rainfall in November in China (Beijing)4
1 day with some rainfall in December in China (Beijing)1
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
2 mm monthly rainfall in January in China (Beijing)2
4 mm monthly rainfall in February in China (Beijing)4
7 mm monthly rainfall in March in China (Beijing)7
18 mm monthly rainfall in April in China (Beijing)18
29 mm monthly rainfall in May in China (Beijing)29
65 mm monthly rainfall in June in China (Beijing)65
152 mm monthly rainfall in July in China (Beijing)152
143 mm monthly rainfall in August in China (Beijing)143
42 mm monthly rainfall in September in China (Beijing)42
18 mm monthly rainfall in October in China (Beijing)18
7 mm monthly rainfall in November in China (Beijing)7
2 mm monthly rainfall in December in China (Beijing)2

More climate for China

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in January in China (Beijing)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in February in China (Beijing)3
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in March in China (Beijing)4
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in April in China (Beijing)6
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in China (Beijing)8
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in June in China (Beijing)9
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in July in China (Beijing)9
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in August in China (Beijing)8
UV (maximum) index 6 (High) in September in China (Beijing)6
UV (maximum) index 4 (Moderate) in October in China (Beijing)4
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in November in China (Beijing)2
UV (maximum) index 1 (Low) in December in China (Beijing)1
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in China (Beijing)0
No heat & humidity in February in China (Beijing)0
No heat & humidity in March in China (Beijing)0
No heat & humidity in April in China (Beijing)0
Low heat & humidity in May in China (Beijing)L
Moderate heat & humidity in June in China (Beijing)M
High heat & humidity in July in China (Beijing)H
High heat & humidity in August in China (Beijing)H
Low heat & humidity in September in China (Beijing)L
No heat & humidity in October in China (Beijing)0
No heat & humidity in November in China (Beijing)0
No heat & humidity in December in China (Beijing)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for China, represented by Beijing, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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