Hangzhou weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Hangzhou

The best time to visit in Hangzhou in China is from April until October, when you will have a pleasant till hot temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Hangzhou is 33°C in July and the lowest is 9°C in January.

Hangzhou has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Hangzhou 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 Hangzhou by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 9 11 16 22 26 28 33 32 27 23 17 11
Precipitation (mm) 35 49 67 50 61 121 105 99 58 28 39 39

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14 day weather forecast Hangzhou

The weather for in Hangzhou will be 16° till 13° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 5 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
16°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 7 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 8 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 0
Thursday 9 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
10°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 10 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
12°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 11 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
18°
12°
0 mm 0% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 12 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
0.4 mm 30% 3 m/s 1
Monday 13 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
17°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Tuesday 14 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
0 mm 0% 4 m/s 1
Wednesday 15 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
14°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 1
Thursday 16 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
15°
10°
0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 17 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
13°
12°
0.3 mm 20% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 18 Dec Precip Chance Wind UV
12°
12°
1.2 mm 55% 2 m/s 1

Climate Hangzhou

Hangzhou has the oceanic climate prevailing. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Hangzhou is 21° degrees and there is about 751 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 174 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 4.

Climate table of Hangzhou

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 9 11 16 22 26 28 33 32 27 23 17 11
Night temp. (°C) 2 4 7 11 16 20 24 24 20 15 10 4
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 35 49 67 50 61 121 105 99 58 28 39 39
Days with rain 10 12 15 14 15 19 19 22 16 9 12 9
Days with snow 2 2 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dry days 19 14 15 16 16 11 12 9 14 22 18 21
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 5 4 7 9 9 8 10 10 8 6 5 5
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 4 5 5 6 7 6 5 4 3 3

Hangzhou weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Hangzhou? 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.

Weather experiences Hangzhou

Osborne Waters was here in january
Weather rating: Excellent
homogeneous

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Hangzhou?

Hangzhou is located in China. It lies in a straight line at 11,985 km from New York.

The coordinates of Hangzhou are:

  • Latitude: 30.29365
  • Longitude: 120.161419

The GPS coordinates are 30° 17' N, 120° 9' E

How long is the flight to Hangzhou?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Hangzhou is approximately 13 h. 20 min.

What are the nearest airports to Hangzhou?

These are the airports closests to Hangzhou:

  • Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (27 km) – Hangzhou
  • Yiwu Airport (106 km) – Yiwu
  • Ningbo Lishe International Airport (136 km) – Ningbo

How many inhabitants are there in Hangzhou?

Hangzhou has approximately 3,007,000 inhabitants.

How big is Hangzhou?

The area of Hangzhou is around 15,460 km².

What is the currency of Hangzhou?

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

Exchange rates on 5 December 2021

  • 1 Chinese yuan renminbi = 6.58 US dollar
  • 1 US dollar = 0.15 Chinese yuan renminbi
  • 10 Chinese yuan renminbi = 65.78 US dollar
  • 10 US dollar = 1.52 Chinese yuan renminbi
  • 100 Chinese yuan renminbi = 657.85 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 15.20 Chinese yuan renminbi

What is the area code of Hangzhou?

The area code to call Hangzhou is +86.