Climate of Taiyuan
Located on the Fen River in the north of its fertile upper basin, Taiyuan has a warm temperate continental monsoon climate with an elevation of approximately 800m. Taiyuan is in the temperate zone region with clear-cut seasons.
Spring is dry, often comes with strong sunlight and heavy wind with frequent dust storms, followed by early summer heat waves. Summer tends to be warm and mild with an average high of 26 °C with most of the year's rainfall concentrated in July and August. Winter is long and cold, but dry and sunny. Because of the aridity, there tends be considerable diurnal variation in temperature, except during the summer. Conditions are much cooler than comparable-latitude cities, such as Shijiazhuang, due to the moderately high altitude. Monthly mean temperature is range from 5.5 °C in January to 23.4 °C in July, for an annual mean of 10.0 °C. The city experiences a semi-arid climate.
Climate Data Table for Taiyuan
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Taiyuan Weather Forecast