Hainan Climate & Weather

BriefingHainan Island belongs to tropical monsoon marine climate which has the following features: distinct seasons; no extreme hotness in summer and no extreme coldness in winter; slight annual temperature differences; high annual average temperature; obvious dry and rainy seasons; drought in winter and spring and rain in summer and autumn; frequent tropical cyclones; abundant light, heat and water resources; frequent climate disasters of wind, drought and coldness.

The annual average temperature is 22.5℃~25.6℃; and annual rainfall 1500-2000mm. More than 300 days of a year are sunny days. Hainan is a good place for escaping cold, relieving summer heat, having holidays and traveling due to above-mentioned climate.

Tips for Hainan Weather
• Best season to visit Hainan:
The best time to travel in Hainan is in autumn and winter,
especially November to next April. In spring, Hainan gets little rain in March and April, but has more rain in May. The temperature in spring increases quickly as winter has gone soon. Summer (June to August) in Hainan is the typhoon season and also rainy season. It is the off season of Hainan Tour. However, during this season, the consumption in Hainan is cheaper than other seasons, and also you can enjoy a peaceful holiday. Autumn is extremely warm in Hainan. Winter in Hainan is not cold. The temperature of the coldest months January and February is still reaching 16 ℃-21 ℃.

• Clothes for travelling:
As it is warm and hot in four seasons of Hainan, tourists are able to put on their summer clothing like T-shirt all the year round. However, Hainan has its typhoon and rainy season in the months from June to September, tourists need to take your rain gear and prepare a wind coat.

• Avoid Peak Holidays:
It is not a good idea to travel in China during Chinese holidays when huge numbers of Chinese people are travelling around. The busiest three national holidays in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labor Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07).. Spring Festival is an especially crowded time to travel. The advantage of being in China at this time is that you will get the opportunity to experience "first hand" the significance of these celebrations in Chinese culture.

• Other Tips:
It is warm and hot in four seasons of Hainan. Except in the months from June to September, Hainan is typhoon and rainy seasons, you can enjoy your Hainan Tour in any other months.

While traveling to Hainan, suncare products like sunglasses, sunshade and suncream are necessary, as the sunshine is too strong with ultraviolet rays.


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