Best time to visit, weather and climate Beijing

Best time to visit Beijing, China

The best time to visit 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 Beijing is 32°C in july and the lowest is 0°C in january.

The average climate figure for Beijing is an 8,6. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.


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

Climate Beijing per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
0°C 4°C 12°C 20°C 27°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 25°C 19°C 9°C 2°C
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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 Beijing

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

Weather Beijing january

On average, it is maximum 0° in january in Beijing and at least around -8° degrees. In january there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Beijing and on average, it snows 1 day in january.

Weather Beijing february

On average, it is maximum 4° in february in Beijing and at least around -5° degrees. In february there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 2 mm. The it will be dry 25 days this month in Beijing and on average, it snows 2 days in february.

Weather Beijing march

On average, it is maximum 12° in march in Beijing and at least around 2° degrees. In march there are 4 days of rainfall with a total of 3 mm. The it will be dry 26 days this month in Beijing and on average, it snows 1 day in march.

Weather Beijing april

On average, it is maximum 20° in april in Beijing and at least around 8° degrees. In april there are 6 days of rainfall with a total of 8 mm and the it will be dry 24 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing may

On average, it is maximum 27° in may in Beijing and at least around 14° degrees. In may there are 8 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing june

On average, it is maximum 31° in june in Beijing and at least around 18° degrees. In june there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 28 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing july

On average, it is maximum 32° in july in Beijing and at least around 21° degrees. In july there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 53 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing august

On average, it is maximum 31° in august in Beijing and at least around 19° degrees. In august there are 11 days of rainfall with a total of 41 mm and the it will be dry 20 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing september

On average, it is maximum 25° in september in Beijing and at least around 14° degrees. In september there are 7 days of rainfall with a total of 24 mm and the it will be dry 23 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing october

On average, it is maximum 19° in october in Beijing and at least around 9° degrees. In october there are 5 days of rainfall with a total of 12 mm and the it will be dry 26 days this month in Beijing.

Weather Beijing november

On average, it is maximum 9° in november in Beijing and at least around 1° degrees. In november there are 2 days of rainfall with a total of 7 mm. The it will be dry 27 days this month in Beijing and on average, it snows 1 day in november.

Weather Beijing december

On average, it is maximum 2° in december in Beijing and at least around -6° degrees. In december there are 1 day of rainfall with a total of 1 mm. The it will be dry 29 days this month in Beijing and on average, it snows 1 day in december.

14 day weather forecast Beijing

The weather for Beijing in China will be around 14° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
7 Mar
Helder 8°C -1°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
Mo
8 Mar
Licht bewolkt 12°C 1°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 5
Tu
9 Mar
Wisselend bewolkt 16°C 4°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 6
We
10 Mar
Bewolkt 15°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Th
11 Mar
Bewolkt 18°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 1m/s 3
Fr
12 Mar
Bewolkt 16°C 8°C 1.1 mm 50% 2m/s 2
Sa
13 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 17°C 7°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Precip Change Wind UV
Su
14 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 11°C 0.3 mm 20% 2m/s 4
Mo
15 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 20°C 12°C 0 mm 0% 2m/s 2
Tu
16 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 15°C 9°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 2
We
17 Mar
Bewolkt 12°C 6°C 0 mm 0% 4m/s 3
Th
18 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 18°C 6°C 2.4 mm 70% 1m/s 5
Fr
19 Mar
Bewolkt 11°C 5°C 0.1 mm 10% 3m/s 2
Sa
20 Mar
Overwegend bewolkt 12°C 5°C 2.2 mm 70% 2m/s 4

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Flight tickets to Beijing

The 3 nearest airports to Beijing you can fly to are:

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

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About Beijing

Beijing lies in China in the province Beijing and the population consists of 11.106.000 inhabitants. If you want to call Beijing you have to use +86 or 0086 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +865012457809 or 00865012457809.

Beijing is in a straight line at 8.138 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 11 hours15.

The coordinates of Beijing, China are latitude: 39.928819 en longitude: 116.388869

The GPS coordinates are N 39° 55' 43.6800" en E 116° 23' 20.0400"

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Currency Beijing

In Beijing the Chinese yuan renminbi is used to pay.

Exchange rate Chinese yuan renminbi (CNY) 7 march 2021

1 Chinese yuan renminbi = 0,15 United States dollar
100 Chinese yuan renminbi = 15,20 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 6,58 Chinese yuan renminbi
100 United States dollar = 657,85 Chinese yuan renminbi

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Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

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Time difference Beijing

In Beijing it is now 22:55 o’clock in the evening on sunday 7 march 2021. That is 13 hour later than in United States. The time zone of Beijing is Asia/Shanghai and the Greenwich time is UTC+08.

Vaccinations Beijing

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Beijing.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Gele koorts
  • Hepatitis B
  • Japanse encefalitis
  • Rabiës
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Tekenencefalitis
  • Tuberculose (TBC)