Weather in China

China Travel Guide

Due to its immense size, there are significant climatic differences between regions of China.  For example the massive Gobi Desert is very dry and frequently has sandstorms.

Beijing and Shanghai have a humid continental climate that is influenced by monsoons.  They are both humid in the summer.

Weather in China
Weather in Shanghai China

Although winters in Beijing are often dry and cold, they can be cool and damp in Shanghai.

The best time of year to visit China is in the spring, although the south coastal area can be quite pleasant in the winter months.

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