When is the best time to go to Qingdao

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

Please note our recommendations for when to visit Qingdao 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

Qingdao January weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
2°C 11mm 6.4hrs 10.9hrs

Cold and dry weather often prevails in Qingdao during the month of January

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

January is in the winter in Qingdao and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 3°C (37°F), whilst at night -4°C (24°F) is normal.

On average January is the driest month of the year in Qingdao with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in January »

February

Qingdao February weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
4°C 13mm 6.9hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

February is in the winter in Qingdao and is typically the 2nd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 4°C (39°F), whilst at night -3°C (27°F) is normal.

On average February is the 2nd driest month of the year in Qingdao with around 13mm 0.5 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in February »

March

Qingdao March weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
8°C 22mm 7.6hrs 12.8hrs

The weather in March in Qingdao is characteristically cool and dry.

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

March is in the spring in Qingdao and is typically the 3rd coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 9°C (48°F), whilst at night 2°C (35°F) is normal.

On average March is the 3rd driest month of the year in Qingdao with around 22mm 0.9 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 5 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in March »

April

Qingdao April weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
14°C 45mm 7.9hrs 13.9hrs

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

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

April is in the spring in Qingdao and is typically the 4th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 15°C (59°F), whilst at night 7°C (45°F) is normal.

On average April is the 4th driest month of the year in Qingdao with around 45mm 1.8 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.9 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in April »

May

Qingdao May weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 55mm 8.6hrs 15hrs

May is a reasonably dry month in Qingdao and the temperature is generally mild.

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

May is in the spring in Qingdao and is typically the 5th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 21°C (69°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average May is the 5th driest month of the year in Qingdao with around 55mm 2.1 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 8.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in May »

June

Qingdao June weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
22°C 93mm 8.2hrs 10.9hrs

The weather in June in Qingdao is characteristically warm, humid and a little damp.

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

June is in the summer in Qingdao and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 24°C (76°F), whilst at night 18°C (64°F) is normal.

On average June is the 6th driest month of the year in Qingdao with around 93mm 3.7 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in June »

July

Qingdao July weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
25°C 209mm 6.8hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

July is in the summer in Qingdao and is typically the 6th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 27°C (81°F), whilst at night 22°C (72°F) is normal.

On average July is the 6th wettest month of the year in Qingdao with around 209mm 8.2 inches of rain making it a very 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 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in July »

August

Qingdao August weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
26°C 172mm 7.8hrs 12.8hrs

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

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

August is in the summer in Qingdao and is typically the 5th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 23°C (73°F) is normal.

On average August is the 5th wettest month of the year in Qingdao with around 172mm 6.8 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 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in August »

September

Qingdao September weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
23°C 90mm 7.8hrs 13.9hrs

Qingdao's weather in September is typically warm, humid and a little damp in nature.

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

September is in the fall / autumn in Qingdao and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (78°F), whilst at night 18°C (65°F) is normal.

On average September is the 4th wettest month of the year in Qingdao with around 90mm 3.5 inches of rain making it a a little damp 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 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in September »

October

Qingdao October weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
18°C 40mm 7.6hrs 15hrs

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

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 Qingdao.

October is in the fall / autumn in Qingdao and is typically the 3rd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a comfortable 20°C (68°F), whilst at night 13°C (55°F) is normal.

On average October is the 3rd wettest month of the year in Qingdao with around 40mm 1.6 inches of rain making it a reasonably dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 7 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.6 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in October »

November

Qingdao November weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
11°C 28mm 6.7hrs 10.9hrs

November is a dry month in Qingdao and the temperature is generally cool.

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

November is in the fall / autumn in Qingdao and is typically the 2nd warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cool 13°C (55°F), whilst at night 5°C (42°F) is normal.

On average November is the 2nd wettest month of the year in Qingdao with around 28mm 1.1 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

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

Qingdao weather in November »

December

Qingdao December weather averages
Temp Rain Sunshine Day length
5°C 11mm 6.4hrs 11.8hrs

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

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

December is in the winter in Qingdao and is typically the warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a cold 6°C (42°F), whilst at night -1°C (30°F) is normal.

On average December is the wettest month of the year in Qingdao with around 11mm 0.4 inches of rain making it a dry time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 6 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

Qingdao weather in December »

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Qingdao weather stats

Qingdao weather statistics
Hottest month: August 28.7°C 83.7°F
Driest month: January 11mm 0.4ins
Sunniest month: October 7.6hrs
Coldest month: January 2.5°C 36.5°F
Wettest month: July 209mm 8.2ins
Warmest sea: August 25.9°C 78.6°F
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