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Best time to visit Qinhuangdao

The best time to travel in Qinhuangdao is in spring and autumn, especially the late March to May, and September to mid-October. Qinhuangdao has a warm temperate semi-humid monsoon climate. Due to being adjacent to the ocean, it is influenced greatly by the ocean. The climate is mild. Spring is dry and with little rain, summer is king of hot in the day but cool at night, autumn is cool and with multi sunny and winter is cold and long.

Perennial annual average temperature is around 11℃, the temperature in January is the lowest with the average temperature -4.8℃. July is the hottest month with a average temperature of 25 ℃. The annual rainfall of it is about 630 mm, 70% is concentrated in the summer of June, July and August.

Travel to Qinhuangdao in Spring

Spring (March to May) in Qinhuangdao is always short. When we prepare to enjoy a beautiful and comfortable spring after enduring the long winter of Qinghuangdao, we always come to realize that spring is almost gone and summer is coming.

Hiking is a good choice if you plan to travel to Qinhuangdao in spring, destination in the following can be arranged in your Qinhuangdao spring hiking tour:

Jiaoshan Great Wall - the first peak of northern Great Wall climbing up after Shanhaiguan Pass. Therefore Jiaoshan Mountain is noted as "The first mountain of the Great Wall".

Shanhaiguan Pass - This great architecture is located in Qinhuangdao as a part of this city. In 1961, Shanhaiguan became a site of China First Class National Cultural Site. With the other two famous Great Wall passes Jiayuguan and Juyongguan, they are three major pauses of the Great Wall of China.

Travel to Qinhuangdao in Summer

Summer (June to August) is considered peak season, when hotels typically raise their rates, especially at the Beidaihe Scenic Area.


►The sites in summer should consider about to get rid of the summer heat. So the place we recommended such as the Beidaihe Scenic Area, Influenced by the marine climate, this area is cool in summers and warm in winters. The fresh air and the quiet environment provide the ideal conditions for developing tourism in Beidaihe. Visitors can swimming the sea to drive out the hot weather.

Travel to Qinhuangdao in Autumn

The Autumn months between September and November have the best weather and fewer tourists. Without the disturbance of summer heat and winter coldness, people can always enjoy a most comfortable autumn to breath the clean airs, look out the blue sky and enjoy all kinds of outdoor activities.


►If you are lucky enough, you may have a chance to the abundant flying migrant bird in the Beidaihe Scenic Area
►You can also take a walk in Old Dragon Head or Jiaoshan Great Wall.

Travel to Qinhuangdao in Winter 

In winter, you'll have Qianhuangdao to yourself and many hotels will offer substantial discounts - just remember it's icy outside.

If you are lucky enough, you can see the snow scene in Qinhuangdao . Besides snow scenes in Qinhuangdao city, you can also:
► Skiing in Qianhuangdao suburb areas
►See the fish men catch fishes in Beidaihe.

Climate Data Table for Qinhuangdao

    Month
   Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Average temperature(℃)
-4.8
-2.4
3.5
11.2
17.3
21.6
24.7
24.7
20.3
18.1
4.6
-1.8
maximum
temperature
(℃)
0.1
2.6
8.4
16.1
22.1
25.7
28.1
28.5
25.2
18.4
9.7
2.3
minimum
temperature
(℃)
-8.8
-6.3
-0.5
6.9
13.1
18.0
21.7
21.0
15.6
8.4
0.5
-5.6
Rainfall (mm)
3.0
3.0
9.4
24.1
55.2
102.2
189.2
152.3
51.0
28.6
10.7
5.0
Days of rainfall
2.1
2.2
3.3
5.1
7.3
10.6
12.8
9.9
7.1
4.6
3.3
1.7


Note: Visitors can wear light clothing in spring and autumn traveling in Qinhuangdao, such as jackets, sweaters, suits, etc.. Summer is hot here, and you can wear short clothes. One must carry a jacket or winter cotton coat to prepare for cold outdoor use in the cold winter.


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