Best Time to Visit Xian

The best time to visit Xi'an is from spring (March) to autumn (November), especially in June, July, August and September.

 

Travel to Xi'an in Spring

Xi'an weather in spring (March to May) is a warm season. There is occasionally dust storm which may cause inconvenient, but most days are fine and comfortable with coat and trousers, along with spare sweater.
 
Outdoor activities can be considered such as a biking tour on the Ancient City Wall. Also, paying a visit to Qin Terracotta Army is a best choice.
qin terracotta army
 

Travel to Xi'an in Summer

Xi'an weather in summer (June to August) is with temperature differs between day and night. Also it is the rainfall season so that an umbrella will be fine it you choose this period to Xi'an
 
The high temperature in day will cause upset. It is better to avoid long-time outdoor activities, recommended sites in this season can be indoor places such as Shaanxi History Museum, Qin Terracotta Army, Lesser Wild Goose Pagoda, Famen Temple, etc.
mountain Huashan
 

Travel to Xi'an in Autumn

Xi'an weather in autumn (September to November) is satisfied for most people. Cool temperature with sunny days makes your Xi'an tour comfortable. One thing should be kept in mind that it is a high season so that more crowd than the usual time.
 
Mount Hua Shan climbing can be arranged during autumn tour. Standing on the peak of Mt. Hua Shan, you can look out at tier upon tier of mountains and spectacular rock groups.
mountain Huashan
 

Travel to Xi'an in Winter

Xi'an weather in winter (December to February) is a low season. Most winter days are foggy, and sometimes snow falls.
 
For budget tourists, winter is a good choice because of the less cost. May be some attractions will be closed. But many indoor tourist attractions in Xi'an such as the Qin Terracotta Army, Stele Forest, Shaanxi History Museum and the Great Mosque also welcome tourists. 
mountain Huashan
 

Temperature Tips of Xi'an four Seasons

The best time to visit Xi'an will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months June, July, August and September.
 
Other great months to visit Xi'an are April, May and October when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting Xi'an during January, February, March, November and December but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F). Below is a climate data table of xi'an for your referance.
 
Month/Terms
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Highest (℃)
7.0
10.1
17.8
21.6
28.6
31.8
32.3
31.7
28.2
21.7
12.1
6.1
Lowest (℃)
-6.0
-1.3
4.6
10.0
14.0
19.1
22.2
22.5
16.6
11.2
-3.5
-3.7
Rainfall (mm)
7
9.6
29
43.0
60.2
54.6
98.8
71.1
91.6
60.0
24.0
6
Days of Rainfall
4
4
7
8
9
9
10
9
11
10
6
3
 

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