Best Time to Visit Beijing

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Beijing. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Peking. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Beijing for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol -9 °C to 31 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 0.087.17 in (1 – 10 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Beijing: Overview

JanuaryJan
Winter
maximalmax. 2 °C
FebruaryFeb
Winter
maximalmax. 4 °C
MarchMar
Prime of the yearBeginning of Spring
maximalmax. 11 °C
AprilApr
Good time to traveltime
but freshchilly
MayMay
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. climate in
Peking
JuneJun
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. climate in
Peking
JulyJul
Up to 6.93 in of rainof rain
AugustAug
Up to 7.17 in of rainof rain
SeptemberSep
Best time to traveltime
PerfectPerf. climate in
Peking
OctoberOct
Good time to traveltime
but freshchilly
NovemberNov
Suitable time to traveltime
increasingly chillybut chilly
DecemberDec
Winter
maximalmax. 3 °C

Climate Chart Beijing

Peking

Climate Chart Peking
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Beijing

In the following, you will find the climate table for Beijing, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Peking (Beijing)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature11°20°26°30°31°30°26°19°10°
Night Temperature-9°-7°-1°13°18°22°20°14°-0°-7°
Precipitation (inch)0.120.240.351.021.142.86.937.171.930.750.240.08
Rainy days1223461094311
Hours of Sunshine778899778766
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Peking is 11.8 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: July (25.9 °C)
Coldest month: January (-4.3 °C)

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 22.76 inch on 46 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): July, and August
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 14.09 in

Months that have possible snowfall: February, March, and November

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, May is the sunniest month with an average of 9.3 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

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Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Peking (Station Yuegezhuang)
overcast clouds     overcast clouds, 29.3 °C
Clouds: 99 %       Wind: 2 mph S
Air Pressure: 1002 hPa       Humidity: 71 %
Last updated: 13th Jul 2020, 03:34 am
The next days …
13th Jul 202014th Jul 202015th Jul 202016th Jul 202017th Jul 202018th Jul 2020
light rain24 °C to 33 °Csky is clear25 °C to 36 °Csky is clear26 °C to 37 °Cbroken clouds26 °C to 37 °Cmoderate rain26 °C to 32 °Cmoderate rain24 °C to 29 °C
24 °C to 33 °C25 °C to 36 °C26 °C to 37 °C26 °C to 37 °C26 °C to 32 °C24 °C to 29 °C
Clouds: 83 %Clouds: 0 %Clouds: 9 %Clouds: 72 %Clouds: 100 %Clouds: 99 %
No PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.29 in of rain0.32 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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China: Regions

Beijing is part of the holiday destination China. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

Beijing: Experiences of our Visitors

There are 1 reviews for Beijing holiday already. Average rating is 4 of 5 stars.
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    Elfriede, 54 years old was there in April

    the unavoidable smog in the city centre, but a pleasant view from afar at the imperial palace, hardly any rain

    Weather Rating: 4 stars – Good

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