The best times to visit Daocheng for ideal weather are

October 15th to April 15th

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



Other Daocheng Travel Info

Weather in Daocheng


Average temperatures in Daocheng vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 22nd 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 Daocheng, the hottest months are June, July, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid June where highs are regularly around 69.5°F (20.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 47°F (8.3°C) at night.

Daocheng Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Daocheng 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.

Daocheng Perceived Temperature (F)


Daocheng Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Daocheng 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 44 26.5 9.5
Feb 46.7 30.6 13.8
Mar 51 36.5 21.3
Apr 56.5 43 28.8
May 64.7 51.7 37.2
Jun 68 55.9 44.5
Jul 66.3 55.4 47
Aug 65.1 54.1 45.3
Sep 64.6 52.7 42.9
Oct 58.5 44.2 31.1
Nov 51.7 34.7 19.2
Dec 46.6 28.2 11.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.7 -3.1 -12.5
Feb 8.2 -0.8 -10.1
Mar 10.6 2.5 -5.9
Apr 13.6 6.1 -1.8
May 18.2 10.9 2.9
Jun 20 13.3 6.9
Jul 19.1 13 8.3
Aug 18.4 12.3 7.4
Sep 18.1 11.5 6.1
Oct 14.7 6.8 -0.5
Nov 10.9 1.5 -7.1
Dec 8.1 -2.1 -11.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Daocheng are December, February, and then January. 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 early to mid July with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Daocheng? 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 Daocheng.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Daocheng (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% 0 0.2
Feb 0% 0 0
Mar 3% 0 0.4
Apr 8% 0 0.8
May 15% 0 1.6
Jun 41% 0 5
Jul 54% 0 7.3
Aug 47% 0 6.3
Sep 26% 0 3.4
Oct 8% 0 0.9
Nov 3% 0 0.3
Dec 0% 0 0

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.5
Feb 0 0 0
Mar 3 0 1
Apr 8 0 2
May 15 0 4.1
Jun 41 0 12.7
Jul 54 0 18.5
Aug 47 0 16
Sep 26 0 8.6
Oct 8 0 2.3
Nov 3 0 0.8
Dec 0 0 0


Humidity and Wind

Daocheng has some humid months, with some very dry months. The least humid month is January (18% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (61.3%).

Wind in Daocheng is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is March, followed by February and April. March’s average wind speed of around 4.8 knots (5.5 MPH or 8.9 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 12.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 4.1 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 11.2 Significant breeze
Mar 4.8 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 4.5 Light breeze 9.8 Gentle breeze
May 4.4 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.7 Barely noticeable 7.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 6.1 Gentle breeze
Aug 2.9 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Sep 3.1 Barely noticeable 6.5 Gentle breeze
Oct 3.5 Barely noticeable 7.4 Gentle breeze
Nov 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.7 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 18%
Feb 18.1%
Mar 24.5%
Apr 30.3%
May 33.1%
Jun 47.3%
Jul 61%
Aug 61.3%
Sep 55.1%
Oct 40.6%
Nov 24.9%
Dec 18.9%


Is it Safe to Travel to Daocheng?

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 Daocheng, China is January, followed by September and March. 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 Daocheng in June. 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 25.8 in June means 25.8% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Daocheng Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 69.3°F (20.7°C) and 47.7°F (8.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 5 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 comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 12 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Daocheng, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 65°F (18.3°C) and 49.8°F (9.9°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 1 to 8 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 Daocheng to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 49.1°F (9.5°C) and 42°F (5.6°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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