Climate of Hangzhou

Located in the south of the Yangtze River, Hangzhou has a humid subtropical climate with four distinctive seasons, characterized by long, very hot, humid summers and chilly, cloudy and drier winters (with occasional snow). The average annual temperature is 16.5 °C, with monthly daily averages ranging from 4.3 °C in January to 28.4 °C in July. And Hangzhou, a place with abundance of water resources, receives an average annual rainfall of 1,450 millimeters which affected by the plum rains of the Asian monsoon in June. In late summer (August to September), along with other cities in the province, Hangzhou suffers typhoon storms, but typhoons seldom strike it directly. Generally they make landfall along the southern coast of Zhejiang, and affect Hangzhou with strong winds and stormy rains. Extreme temperatures have ranged from −10.5 °C to 42.1 °C. The pleasant and temperate weather is an advantage for tourists and is probably one of the reasons the city is so popular with foreigners.

Climate Data Table for Hangzhou

Month

Avg. High (°C)

Avg. Low (°C)

Avg. Precip (mm)

January

7.8

0.0

40.6

February

8.9

1.1

61.0

March

13.3

5.0

83.8

April

18.9

10.6

99.1

May

24.4

15.6

106.7

June

27.8

20.0

160.0

July

32.2

24.4

129.5

August

32.2

24.4

127.0

September

27.8

20.0

129.5

October

23.3

14.4

55.9

November

17.2

8.3

45.7

December

11.1

2.8

35.6

 

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