The best times to visit Changchun for ideal weather are

May 14th to September 23rd

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



Other Changchun Travel Info

Weather in Changchun


Average temperatures in Changchun vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th 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 Changchun, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 84°F (28.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.5°F (19.2°C) at night.

Changchun Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Changchun Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Changchun Perceived Temperature (F)


Changchun Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Changchun 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 14.6 4.4 -7.1
Feb 24.1 13.5 0.5
Mar 38 28.5 16.5
Apr 57.5 47.2 34.5
May 71.5 61.1 48.8
Jun 80.4 70.9 60.4
Jul 82.2 73.8 65.2
Aug 81.1 71.8 62.5
Sep 72.5 60.8 48.5
Oct 57.1 46.1 33.7
Nov 35.2 26.4 15.7
Dec 17.8 8.5 -2.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -9.7 -15.3 -21.7
Feb -4.4 -10.3 -17.5
Mar 3.3 -1.9 -8.6
Apr 14.2 8.4 1.4
May 21.9 16.2 9.3
Jun 26.9 21.6 15.8
Jul 27.9 23.2 18.4
Aug 27.3 22.1 16.9
Sep 22.5 16 9.2
Oct 13.9 7.8 0.9
Nov 1.8 -3.1 -9.1
Dec -7.9 -13.1 -19.1



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Changchun are January, February, and then October. 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 June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Changchun? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around January, especially close to mid to late November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Changchun is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Changchun.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 2% 5.1 0.2
Feb 7% 0 0.9
Mar 12% 0 1.6
Apr 13% 0.4 1.4
May 24% 0 3.4
Jun 33% 0 4.5
Jul 37% 0 7.5
Aug 27% 0 5.3
Sep 14% 0 1.8
Oct 8% 0 1
Nov 14% 3.6 1.5
Dec 12% 1.5 3.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 13 0.5
Feb 7 0 2.3
Mar 12 0 4.1
Apr 13 1 3.6
May 24 0 8.6
Jun 33 0 11.4
Jul 37 0 19.1
Aug 27 0 13.5
Sep 14 0 4.6
Oct 8 0 2.5
Nov 14 9.1 3.8
Dec 12 3.8 8.1


Humidity and Wind

Changchun has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (33.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (67.1%).

Wind in Changchun is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 8.2 knots (9.4 MPH or 15.2 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 15.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 5.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.5 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Mar 7.3 Gentle breeze 13.2 Gentle breeze
Apr 8.2 Gentle breeze 15 Significant breeze
May 7.6 Gentle breeze 14.4 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.3 Light breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Jul 5.4 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Aug 5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.3 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 6.4 Light breeze 12 Significant breeze
Nov 6.7 Light breeze 11.9 Gentle breeze
Dec 6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 52.1%
Feb 44.3%
Mar 41.7%
Apr 33.6%
May 40.5%
Jun 51.6%
Jul 67.1%
Aug 65.7%
Sep 52%
Oct 43.6%
Nov 52%
Dec 55.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Changchun?

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 Changchun, China is April, followed by March and September. 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 Changchun in July. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 56.7 in July means 56.7% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Changchun Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 77°F (25°C) and 30.4°F (-0.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 8 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Changchun, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 75°F (23.9°C) and 26.8°F (-2.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 3 to 4 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Changchun to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 30.4°F (-0.9°C) and 10.7°F (-11.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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