The best times to visit Dao Li for ideal weather are

May 14th to July 22nd


August 20th 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 Dao Li Travel Info

Weather in Dao Li


Average temperatures in Dao Li vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Dao Li, 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 83.7°F (28.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 66.8°F (19.3°C) at night.

Dao Li Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Dao Li 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.

Dao Li Perceived Temperature (F)


Dao Li Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Dao Li 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 10.3 0.9 -9.8
Feb 20 10 -2.9
Mar 35.5 26.6 14.7
Apr 56 46.3 34.2
May 69.7 60.3 48.9
Jun 80.8 71.9 61.8
Jul 82 74.5 65.9
Aug 80.7 72.2 63.4
Sep 71.1 60.6 48.6
Oct 54.8 44.8 33.4
Nov 32.5 24.4 15
Dec 13.2 5.2 -4.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -12.1 -17.3 -23.2
Feb -6.7 -12.2 -19.4
Mar 1.9 -3 -9.6
Apr 13.3 7.9 1.2
May 20.9 15.7 9.4
Jun 27.1 22.2 16.6
Jul 27.8 23.6 18.8
Aug 27.1 22.3 17.4
Sep 21.7 15.9 9.2
Oct 12.7 7.1 0.8
Nov 0.3 -4.2 -9.4
Dec -10.4 -14.9 -20.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dao Li 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 June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Dao Li? Weather stations report a good amount of seasonal snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to late December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Dao Li 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 Dao Li.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 1% 3.5 0.2
Feb 5% 3.7 0.7
Mar 9% 1.1 0.9
Apr 10% 0 1
May 25% 0 3.1
Jun 26% 0 3.8
Jul 28% 0 5
Aug 20% 0 4
Sep 20% 0 2
Oct 9% 0 0.9
Nov 6% 1.1 0.6
Dec 4% 5.2 0.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 1 8.9 0.5
Feb 5 9.4 1.8
Mar 9 2.8 2.3
Apr 10 0 2.5
May 25 0 7.9
Jun 26 0 9.7
Jul 28 0 12.7
Aug 20 0 10.2
Sep 20 0 5.1
Oct 9 0 2.3
Nov 6 2.8 1.5
Dec 4 13.2 1


Humidity and Wind

Dao Li has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (36.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (67.9%).

Wind in Dao Li is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 10.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.3 Light breeze
Feb 4.3 Light breeze 7.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.3 Light breeze 9 Light breeze
Apr 5.9 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
May 5.4 Light breeze 9.5 Light breeze
Jun 4.6 Light breeze 7.9 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 7.1 Light breeze
Aug 4 Light breeze 7.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4 Light breeze 7.2 Light breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 8 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.8 Light breeze 7.8 Light breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 6.6 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 54.8%
Feb 47.7%
Mar 45.8%
Apr 36.6%
May 45.8%
Jun 54%
Jul 67.9%
Aug 67.4%
Sep 55.2%
Oct 49.4%
Nov 53.9%
Dec 60.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Dao Li?

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 Dao Li, 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 Dao Li 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 Dao Li Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 76.2°F (24.6°C) and 27.8°F (-2.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 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 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Dao Li, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 73.9°F (23.3°C) and 23.2°F (-4.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 6 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 Dao Li to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 27.8°F (-2.3°C) and 5.7°F (-14.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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