The best times to visit Baotou for ideal weather are

May 21st to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


Other Baotou Travel Info

Weather in Baotou

Temperature

Average temperatures in Baotou vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 46th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Baotou, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 84.9°F (29.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 59.4°F (15.2°C) at night.

Baotou Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Baotou Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Baotou Perceived Temperature (F)

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Baotou Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Baotou Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 20.5 7.1 -6.9
Feb 29.3 16.2 1.1
Mar 42.4 29.9 14.4
Apr 57.3 45.7 29.6
May 70.3 58.8 42.6
Jun 78.5 67.6 53.8
Jul 84.2 72.8 59.5
Aug 80.2 68.9 55.5
Sep 68.8 57.4 43.9
Oct 55.8 43.8 30.7
Nov 36.1 25.5 13.7
Dec 23.1 11.4 -0.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -6.4 -13.8 -21.6
Feb -1.5 -8.8 -17.2
Mar 5.8 -1.2 -9.8
Apr 14.1 7.6 -1.3
May 21.3 14.9 5.9
Jun 25.8 19.8 12.1
Jul 29 22.7 15.3
Aug 26.8 20.5 13.1
Sep 20.4 14.1 6.6
Oct 13.2 6.6 -0.7
Nov 2.3 -3.6 -10.2
Dec -4.9 -11.4 -18.2

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Baotou are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 23rd.

When can you find snow in Baotou? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Baotou.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Baotou (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 0% 0 0.1
Feb 1% 0 0.1
Mar 3% 0 0.3
Apr 3% 0 0.4
May 5% 0 0.6
Jun 17% 0 1.8
Jul 18% 0 2.7
Aug 14% 0 1.7
Sep 17% 0 2.3
Oct 6% 0 0.7
Nov 4% 0 0.3
Dec 1% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 0 0 0.3
Feb 1 0 0.3
Mar 3 0 0.8
Apr 3 0 1
May 5 0 1.5
Jun 17 0 4.6
Jul 18 0 6.9
Aug 14 0 4.3
Sep 17 0 5.8
Oct 6 0 1.8
Nov 4 0 0.8
Dec 1 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Baotou has some comfortably humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is May (16.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (41.2%).

Wind in Baotou is usually calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 7.5 knots (8.7 MPH or 14 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid May where average top sustained speeds reach 13.5 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Baotou.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.6 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 9.6 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.4 Light breeze 11.5 Gentle breeze
Apr 7 Gentle breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
May 7.5 Gentle breeze 12.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 5.9 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.2 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Aug 5.1 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 5 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.3 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.5 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 9.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 38.4%
Feb 29.8%
Mar 21.8%
Apr 17.2%
May 16.9%
Jun 30.2%
Jul 33.3%
Aug 34.5%
Sep 37.5%
Oct 32.5%
Nov 41.2%
Dec 39.6%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Baotou?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Macao; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Baotou, China is August, followed by May and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Baotou in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 26.9 in October means 26.9% of the tourists vs. August.

 

 

Overall Baotou Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 75.4°F (24.1°C) and 34.2°F (1.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Baotou, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.2°F (21.8°C) and 30.2°F (-1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 5 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Baotou to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 36.1°F (2.3°C) and 18.9°F (-7.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a insignificant amount: consistently 0 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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