When is the best time to go to Chongqing

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The chart above shows the best time of year to visit Chongqing, 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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Chongqing weather by month

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Chongqing 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

Chongqing January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
9°C 19mm 1.4hrs 11.3hrs

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

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

January is in the winter in Chongqing and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 10°C (51°F), whilst at night 6°C (43°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Chongqing with around 19mm 0.8 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 1.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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February

Chongqing February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 20mm 1.7hrs 12hrs

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

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

February is in the winter in Chongqing and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (54°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Chongqing with around 20mm 0.8 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 1.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in February »

March

Chongqing March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
16°C 38mm 2.9hrs 12.7hrs

The weather in March in Chongqing is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

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

March is in the spring in Chongqing and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 18°C (64°F), whilst at night 11°C (52°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Chongqing with around 38mm 1.5 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 2.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in March »

April

Chongqing April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
21°C 96mm 4.1hrs 13.7hrs

Chongqing's weather in April is typically warm and a little damp in nature.

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

April is in the spring in Chongqing and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 23°C (74°F), whilst at night 16°C (60°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Chongqing with around 96mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.1 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in April »

May

Chongqing May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
24°C 157mm 4.3hrs 14.4hrs

May is a wet, humid month in Chongqing and the temperature is generally hot.

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

May is in the spring in Chongqing and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (80°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Chongqing with around 157mm 6.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 4.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in May »

June

Chongqing June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 163mm 4.6hrs 11.3hrs

The weather in June in Chongqing is characteristically hot, humid and wet.

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

June is in the summer in Chongqing and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (85°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Chongqing with around 163mm 6.4 inches of rain making it a 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 4.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in June »

July

Chongqing July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 159mm 6.7hrs 12hrs

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

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

July is in the summer in Chongqing and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 33°C (92°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Chongqing with around 159mm 6.3 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 12 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in July »

August

Chongqing August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
30°C 129mm 7.3hrs 12.7hrs

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

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

August is in the summer in Chongqing and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 34°C (93°F), whilst at night 25°C (77°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Chongqing with around 129mm 5.1 inches of rain making it a wet 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 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in August »

September

Chongqing September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 141mm 3.9hrs 13.7hrs

Chongqing's weather in September is typically hot, humid and wet in nature.

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Chongqing and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 28°C (82°F), whilst at night 21°C (70°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Chongqing with around 141mm 5.6 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 15 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 3.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in September »

October

Chongqing October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
20°C 97mm 2.5hrs 14.4hrs

October is a a little damp month in Chongqing and the temperature is generally warm.

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

October is in the fall / autumn in Chongqing and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 22°C (72°F), whilst at night 17°C (62°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Chongqing with around 97mm 3.8 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 18 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Chongqing weather in October »

November

Chongqing November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
15°C 50mm 1.8hrs 11.3hrs

The weather in November in Chongqing is characteristically mild and reasonably dry.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Chongqing and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around 17°C (62°F), whilst at night 12°C (54°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Chongqing with around 50mm 2 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry 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 1.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Chongqing weather in November »

December

Chongqing December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 25mm 1.3hrs 12hrs

December in Chongqing is generally dry with the temperature being cool.

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

December is in the winter in Chongqing and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 12°C (53°F), whilst at night 8°C (46°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Chongqing with around 25mm 1 inches of rain making it a 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 1.3 hours of sunshine per day.

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Chongqing weather stats

Chongqing weather statistics
Hottest month: August 33.4°C 92.1°F
Driest month: January 19mm 0.7ins
Sunniest month: August 7.3hrs
Coldest month: January 10.2°C 50.4°F
Wettest month: June 163mm 6.4ins
Warmest sea: July 25.1°C 77.2°F
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