When is the best time to go to Chengdu

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Chengdu, China. These are based on an analysis of weather averages such as temperature, rainfall and number of hours of sunshine. These ratings are based solely on the climate and do not take into account other factors such as accommodation prices and how busy it is likely to be.

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Chengdu weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Chengdu are based solely on the weather and do not take into accounts accommodation prices, how busy it will be and what events are on.

January

Chengdu January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 8mm 2.5hrs 11.3hrs

Chengdu's weather in January is typically cool and very dry in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Chengdu for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

January is in the winter in Chengdu and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (49°F), whilst at night 2°C (36°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Chengdu with around 8mm 0.3 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in January »

February

Chengdu February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 12mm 2.6hrs 11.9hrs

February in Chengdu is generally dry with the temperature being cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of quite acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Chengdu.

February is in the winter in Chengdu and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (52°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Chengdu with around 12mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 9 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in February »

March

Chengdu March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 23mm 3.7hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Chengdu is characteristically mild and dry.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Chengdu, with some surprisingly good weather at this time of year.

March is in the spring in Chengdu and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 16°C (61°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Chengdu with around 23mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 11 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in March »

April

Chengdu April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 51mm 4.8hrs 13.7hrs

Chengdu's weather in April is typically mild and reasonably dry in nature.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Chengdu, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

April is in the spring in Chengdu and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (71°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Chengdu with around 51mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 14 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in April »

May

Chengdu May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 89mm 5hrs 14.5hrs

May is a a little damp, humid month in Chengdu and the temperature is generally warm.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Chengdu, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

May is in the spring in Chengdu and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 26°C (79°F), whilst at night 17°C (63°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Chengdu with around 89mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in May »

June

Chengdu June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 107mm 4.9hrs 11.3hrs

Chengdu's weather in June is typically hot, humid and damp in nature.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it an okay time to visit Chengdu.

June is in the summer in Chengdu and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 20°C (68°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Chengdu with around 107mm 4.2 inches of rain making it a damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in June »

July

Chengdu July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 232mm 5.6hrs 11.9hrs

July in Chengdu is generally very wet with the temperature being hot.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Chengdu for your holidays. The weather is often pretty bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

July is in the summer in Chengdu and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (85°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 232mm 9.1 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in July »

August

Chengdu August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
27°C 223mm 6.1hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in August in Chengdu is characteristically hot, humid and very wet.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Chengdu for your holidays. The weather is often relatively bad and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

August is in the summer in Chengdu and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 30°C (86°F), whilst at night 22°C (71°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 223mm 8.8 inches of rain making it a very wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in August »

September

Chengdu September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 137mm 3.4hrs 13.7hrs

Chengdu's weather in September is typically warm, humid and wet in nature.

Based on weather alone, this is probably a time of year to avoid going to Chengdu for your holidays. The weather is often not a good and not conducive to spending time outdoors.

September is in the fall / autumn in Chengdu and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (77°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 137mm 5.4 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in September »

October

Chengdu October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 46mm 2.6hrs 14.5hrs

October is a reasonably dry month in Chengdu and the temperature is generally mild.

It is perhaps a good month to visit Chengdu, with some particularly good weather at this time of year.

October is in the fall / autumn in Chengdu and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 14°C (58°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 46mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 17 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in October »

November

Chengdu November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 20mm 2.5hrs 11.3hrs

November in Chengdu is generally dry with the temperature being mild.

It is perhaps the perfect month to visit Chengdu, with some extremely good weather at this time of year.

November is in the fall / autumn in Chengdu and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (60°F), whilst at night 9°C (48°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 20mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 10 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.5 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in November »

December

Chengdu December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
10°C 6mm 2.4hrs 11.9hrs

December in Chengdu is generally very dry with the temperature being cool.

Although outside the main holiday season, there is still plenty of fairly acceptable weather around this time of year. This makes it a good time to visit Chengdu.

December is in the winter in Chengdu and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 11°C (51°F), whilst at night 4°C (39°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Chengdu with around 6mm 0.2 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Chengdu weather in December »

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Chengdu weather stats

Chengdu weather statistics
Hottest month: July 29.4°C 84.9°F
Driest month: December 6mm 0.2ins
Sunniest month: August 6.1hrs
Coldest month: January 9.2°C 48.6°F
Wettest month: July 232mm 9.1ins
Warmest sea: July 24.5°C 76.1°F
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