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Xian Climate/Weather/Best Travel Time

Xi'an is divided into the warm temperate zone, has a sub-humid continental monsoon climate with clearly defined seasonal changes. Summers are hot and pluvious; winters are cold, dry and occasionally snowy; the drizzly weather sometimes appears up in spring and fall, usually has a long duration. The annual temperature of Xi'an is 13 ℃, with the high being about 39 ℃. The average rain fall is 580 millimeters.

The best travel time to Xi'an is April -- May and September -- October.

Average Maximum Temperature

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
4.6 7.9 14.3 20.8 26.3 31.9 32.7 31.1 24.8 19.5 12.1 6.0 19.3
40.3 46.2 57.7 69.4 79.3 89.4 90.9 88.0 76.6 67.1 53.8 42.8 66.7

Average Minimum Temperature

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
-4.9 -2.0 3.0 8.7 13.6 18.8 21.9 20.8 15.4 9.3 2.4 -3.2 8.6
23.2 28.4 37.4 47.7 56.5 65.8 71.4 69.4 59.7 48.7 36.3 26.2 47.5

24-hr Average Temperature

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
-0.6 2.3 8.3 14.5 19.8 25.2 27.0 25.5 19.6 13.9 6.8 0.8 13.5
30.9 36.1 46.9 58.1 67.6 77.4 80.6 77.9 67.3 57.0 44.2 33.4 56.3

Average Rainfall of Xi'an

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
mm 6.4 10.6 23.9 46.3 60.7 53.1 95.2 85.2 107.5 59.0 26.0 6.0 579.3
inches 0.3 0.4 0.9 1.8 2.4 2.1 3.7 3.4 4.2 2.3 1.0 0.2 22.8
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