Xining weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Xining

The best time to visit in Xining in China is from May until September, when you will have a soft or pleasant temperature and limited rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Xining is 21°C in July and the lowest is -3°C in January.

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

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) -3 1 6 12 15 19 21 21 16 10 3 -2
Precipitation (mm) 2 3 7 16 31 34 36 34 30 14 4 1

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14 day weather forecast Xining

The weather for in Xining will be 7° till 5° degrees in the next 14 days with a couple of days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 27 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 0
Thursday 28 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 2
Friday 29 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 2 m/s 2
Sunday 31 Oct Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0 cm 0.1 mm 10% 1 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
0 cm 1.8 mm 65% 1 m/s 4
Tuesday 2 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-1°
0.9 cm 0.8 mm 70% 2 m/s 1

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 3 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 4 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
10°
-3°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 6 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 2 m/s 4
Sunday 7 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-5°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 4
Monday 8 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-2°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1
Tuesday 9 Nov Snow Precip Chance Wind UV
-3°
0 cm 0 mm 0% 1 m/s 1

Climate Xining

Xining has the continental climate prevailing. In the summer it is warm and wet, and in the winter it is cold and dry. The average annual temperature for Xining is 10° degrees and there is about 210 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 212 days a year with an average humidity of 47% and an UV-index of 3.

Climate table of Xining

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) -3 1 6 12 15 19 21 21 16 10 3 -2
Night temp. (°C) -12 -10 -4 2 6 11 13 12 8 2 -5 -11
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 2 3 7 16 31 34 36 34 30 14 4 1
Days with rain 3 4 7 9 13 16 15 14 15 7 3 2
Days with snow 4 5 7 4 2 - - - - 4 4 2
Dry days 24 19 17 17 16 14 16 17 15 20 23 27
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 9 9 10 12 10 10 10 10 9 8
Wind force (Bft) 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
UV-index 2 2 3 3 4 5 5 4 3 2 2 2

Xining weather by month

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

Xining is located in China. It lies in a straight line at 11,404 km from New York.

The coordinates of Xining are:

  • Latitude: 36.625541
  • Longitude: 101.75739

The GPS coordinates are 36° 37' N, 101° 45' E

How long is the flight to Xining?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Xining is approximately 14 hours.

What are the nearest airports to Xining?

These are the airports closests to Xining:

  • Xining Caojiabu Airport (28 km) – Xining
  • Zhangye Ganzhou Airport (260 km) – Zhangye

How many inhabitants are there in Xining?

Xining has approximately 1,048,000 inhabitants.

How big is Xining?

The area of Xining is around 19,382 km².

What is the currency of Xining?

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

Exchange rates on 27 October 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 Xining?

The area code to call Xining is +86.