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Best Time to Visit Dalian

Best time to visit Dalian is April to October, especially Spring from April to June. At these months, you can see the most beautiful side of Dalian and you can get a chance to go swimming in the sea. 

Characters of Dalian Climate

Dalian is a temperate semi-humid monsoon climate with a kind of maritime climate characteristics. For this area is located in the northern mid latitudes, it suffered relatively long solar radiation throughout the year. And the atmospheric circulation is influenced by the Westeriles wind and sub-tropical systems.

In addition, Dalian city is against the mountain in side and surrounded by sea in the other sides, which caused the unique geographical environment impact. In a word, the climatic characteristics in this region are: four distinctive seasons, mild climate, humid air, concentrated rainfall, apparent monsoon and large wind.

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Temperature Tips of Dalian

As a famous summer resort, Dalian has a north temperate continental monsoon climate. It is the warmest place in northeast of China. The annual average temperature is about 10 ℃. August is the hottest month in a year with a average temperature of 24 ℃. the number of days in which daily maximum temperature exceeds 30℃ is only 10-12 days.

January is the coldest month with a average temperature of -5 ℃. The extreme minimum temperatures can reach -21 ℃ or so. 60%-70% of the rainfall concentrated in summer. There is much intense rain in summer and it often rains at night. Dalian has different characteristics during different seasons. In general, the summer is the peak tourist season in Dalian and the winter is relatively low season.

Travel to Dalian in Spring

Spring (March to May) in Dalian is comfortable for tourists. Because during this moment, Dalian become warm and green during spring days.

► The spring in Dalian is a good season to admire the beauty of cherry blossoms and picking strawberry. Dalian Lushun held annually International Cherry Blossom Festival in late April and early May. This festival is quite popular with tourists.

►The weather in spring in Dalian is very good. It is an ideal season to have a sea food feast. The seafood is abundant and cheap at this time.

►Recommended Dalian attractions: Haizhiyun Square, Bangchui Island, Tiger Beach Ocean Park, People's Square

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Travel to Dalian in Summer

Summer is the peak tourist period in Dalian. It is a perfect place to avoid summer heat in other places in China.

► Summer is the best time to visit Dalian. Many fishing tourism projects will be on at this time, so it is great to experience to Dalian fishing life by the surrounding islands, having a closer feel to the sea.

►Visitors can visitor Tiger Beach Ocean Park. It is the largest modern ocean amusement park in China with thousands of birds, pigeons, white whales, sea lions and other wild animals coming from North Polar. Travelers can go swimming in the warm sea and have fun playing with their companions.

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Travel to Dalian in Autumn

Autumn in Dalian with comfortable temperature is suitable for foreign tourists who are annoyed on the rainy days and hot weather. Autumn is generally sunny and dry.

►Having a walk in Binjiang Road in Dalian may be a perfect chose in autumn. Binjiang Road is also called Lover Road in this city. You can have a glace of the beautiful sea scenery while wondering.

Xinghai Square—it is a good time to visit this square, especially at night. The night view is fantastic with the twinkling and colorful light effect.
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Travel to Dalian in Winter

It is quite cold in winter in this city. Winter temperature often tends to drop below zero and records minus temperatures. Winter in Dalian is a little cold, make sure to take enough thick clothes with you.

►Visitors can ski in the ski resort. There are many ski resorts here. Taking a bath in hot spring is also a good choice in such a cold time. It is comfortable to have a warm bath.

►If the condition permit, you can also have a chance to see ice lanterns. But it depends on the weather.

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Climate Data Table for Dalian

Month Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average Temperature
-4.9
-3.4
2.1
9.1
18.5
19.4
23
20.9
20.6
13.6
5.8
-103
Maximum
Temperature(℃)
-1.2
0.3
6.0
13.5
19.9
23.0
26.0
27.0
23.7
17.5
9.6
2.3
Minimum
Temperature(℃)
-8.2
-6.5
-1
5.7
11.9
16.4
20.7
21.4
16.8
10.2
2.4
-4.7
Rainfall (mm)
8
7
13
31
45
82
115
148
64
35
20
10

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