Beijing
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Beijing

The best time to visit in Beijing (beijing) in China is from April until September, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till little rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Beijing is 32°C in July and the lowest is 0°C in January.

Beijing has the semi-arid climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Beijing or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Beijing by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 0 4 12 20 27 31 32 31 25 19 9 2
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 3 8 12 28 53 41 24 12 7 1



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14 day weather forecast Beijing

The weather for Beijing will be around 2° degrees in the next 14 days with one day chance of light rain showers.

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Wednesday
26 january
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0°C
-5°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
ZZO
0 cm
1
Thursday
27 january
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1°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Friday
28 january
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2°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Saturday
29 january
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2°C
-5°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
W
0 cm
1
Sunday
30 january
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1°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
O
0 cm
1
Monday
31 january
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1°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Tuesday
1 february
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0°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
NNW
0 cm
1
Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Snow
UV
Wednesday
2 february
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2°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
2 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Thursday
3 february
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3°C
-5°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Friday
4 february
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-1°C
-6°C
0 mm
0%
5 Bft
NW
0 cm
1
Saturday
5 february
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1°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
6 Bft
WNW
0 cm
1
Sunday
6 february
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4°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
3 Bft
NNW
0 cm
1
Monday
7 february
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1°C
-4°C
0 mm
0%
1 Bft
ONO
0 cm
1
Tuesday
8 february
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0°C
-5°C
2.4 mm
90%
2 Bft
OZO
2.9 cm
1

Climate Beijing

Beijing has the semi-arid climate prevailing. It hardly rains here. The average annual temperature for Beijing is 18° degrees and there is about 192 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 279 days a year with an average humidity of 46% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Beijing

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 0 4 12 20 27 31 32 31 25 19 9 2
Night temp. (°C) -8 -5 2 8 14 18 21 19 14 9 1 -6
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 1 2 3 8 12 28 53 41 24 12 7 1
Days with rain 1 1 4 6 8 11 13 11 7 5 2 1
Days with snow 1 2 1 - - - - - - - 1 1
Dry days 29 25 26 24 23 19 18 20 23 26 27 29
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 7 9 11 11 11 11 11 10 7 7 7
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 5 6 7 7 6 5 3 2 2

Beijing weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Beijing? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Beijing?

Beijing is located in China. It lies in a straight line at 10,986 km from New York.

The coordinates of Beijing are:

  • Latitude: 39.928819
  • Longitude: 116.388869

The GPS coordinates are 39° 55' N, 116° 23' E

How long is the flight to Beijing?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Beijing is approximately 12 h. 40 min.

What are the nearest airports to Beijing?

These are the airports closests to Beijing:

  • Beijing Nanyuan Airport (16 km) — Beijing
  • Beijing Capital International Airport (24 km) — Beijing
  • Tianjin Binhai International Airport (121 km) — Tianjin

How many inhabitants are there in Beijing?

Beijing has approximately 11,106,000 inhabitants.

How big is Beijing?

The area of Beijing is around 35,522 km².

What is the currency of Beijing?

In Beijing the Chinese yuan renminbi (CNY) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 25 January 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 6.58 Chinese yuan renminbi
  • 1 Chinese yuan renminbi = 0.15 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 657.85 Chinese yuan renminbi
  • 100 Chinese yuan renminbi = 15.20 US dollar

What is the area code of Beijing?

The area code to call Beijing is +86.