The best times to visit Dongguan for ideal weather are

November 5th to April 8th

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


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Weather in Dongguan

Temperature

Average temperatures in Dongguan vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 47th 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 Dongguan, the hottest months are August, July, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 92.2°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.5°F (26.4°C) at night.

Dongguan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Dongguan 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.

Dongguan Perceived Temperature (F)

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Dongguan Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Dongguan 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan66.659.252.8
Feb70.163.157.1
Mar74.467.761.8
Apr79.673.267.5
May8679.974.3
Jun88.783.378.1
Jul90.684.979.3
Aug90.984.979.2
Sep90.183.777.8
Oct85.678.972.8
Nov78.371.464.9
Dec69.562.555.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan19.215.111.6
Feb21.217.313.9
Mar23.619.816.6
Apr26.422.919.7
May3026.623.5
Jun31.528.525.6
Jul32.629.426.3
Aug32.729.426.2
Sep32.328.725.4
Oct29.826.122.7
Nov25.721.918.3
Dec20.816.913.2


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Dongguan 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 late October. For example, on the week of October 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Dongguan? 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 Dongguan.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan8%01.2
Feb9%01.2
Mar11%03.1
Apr24%05.9
May36%010.8
Jun46%016.1
Jul40%011.4
Aug34%09.7
Sep30%07.4
Oct10%03
Nov12%01.7
Dec11%02

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan803
Feb903
Mar1107.9
Apr24015
May36027.4
Jun46040.9
Jul40029
Aug34024.6
Sep30018.8
Oct1007.6
Nov1204.3
Dec1105.1

 

Humidity and Wind

Dongguan has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (51.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74.7%).

Wind in Dongguan is usually calm. The windiest month is June, followed by July and May. June’s average wind speed of around 6.9 knots (8 MPH or 12.9 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 late June where average top sustained speeds reach 14 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan6Light breeze10.7Gentle breeze
Feb5.8Light breeze10.6Gentle breeze
Mar5.9Light breeze11Gentle breeze
Apr6.1Light breeze11.2Significant breeze
May6.4Light breeze12.2Gentle breeze
Jun6.9Light breeze13.3Significant breeze
Jul6.9Light breeze13.1Gentle breeze
Aug6Light breeze12.1Significant breeze
Sep5.9Light breeze11.3Gentle breeze
Oct5.8Light breeze10.4Gentle breeze
Nov6.1Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
Dec6.2Light breeze11.1Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan54.7%
Feb65.4%
Mar66.7%
Apr70.3%
May72.6%
Jun74.7%
Jul71.1%
Aug70%
Sep64%
Oct55.8%
Nov56%
Dec51.9%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Dongguan?

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 Dongguan, China is March, followed by April 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 Dongguan in December. 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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 40.9 in December means 40.9% of the tourists vs. March.


Overall Dongguan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 69.5°F (20.8°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 4 to 11 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 14 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Dongguan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.9°F (32.7°C) and 74.6°F (23.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Dongguan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 74°F (23.3°C) and 65°F (18.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 3 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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