The best times to visit Handan for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 10th


September 3rd to October 28th

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



Other Handan Travel Info

Weather in Handan


Average temperatures in Handan vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st 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 Handan, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 91.5°F (33.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.5°F (22.5°C) at night.

Handan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Handan 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.

Handan Perceived Temperature (F)


Handan Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Handan 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 39.5 30.4 20.6
Feb 45.5 36.7 27
Mar 58.7 49.1 37.4
Apr 69.5 59.7 47.4
May 81.2 71.5 59
Jun 89.9 79.6 67.8
Jul 89.6 81.4 72.5
Aug 86.5 78.4 70.3
Sep 78.5 69.7 60.7
Oct 71.2 60.8 49.6
Nov 54.3 44.7 34.5
Dec 43.7 34 23.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 4.2 -0.9 -6.3
Feb 7.5 2.6 -2.8
Mar 14.8 9.5 3
Apr 20.8 15.4 8.6
May 27.3 21.9 15
Jun 32.2 26.4 19.9
Jul 32 27.4 22.5
Aug 30.3 25.8 21.3
Sep 25.8 20.9 15.9
Oct 21.8 16 9.8
Nov 12.4 7.1 1.4
Dec 6.5 1.1 -4.5



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Handan are December, January, and then March. 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 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Handan? 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 Handan.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Handan (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 0.1
Feb 6% 0 0.6
Mar 5% 0 0.7
Apr 11% 0 1.8
May 14% 0 1.9
Jun 14% 0 2.3
Jul 25% 0 6.2
Aug 22% 0 5
Sep 19% 0 3.2
Oct 6% 0 0.6
Nov 8% 0 1
Dec 1% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 2 0 0.3
Feb 6 0 1.5
Mar 5 0 1.8
Apr 11 0 4.6
May 14 0 4.8
Jun 14 0 5.8
Jul 25 0 15.7
Aug 22 0 12.7
Sep 19 0 8.1
Oct 6 0 1.5
Nov 8 0 2.5
Dec 1 0 0.3


Humidity and Wind

Handan has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (37.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (70.8%).

Wind in Handan is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.7 knots (6.6 MPH or 10.6 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 10.8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.8 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.7 Light breeze 10.4 Light breeze
Apr 5.7 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze
May 5.2 Light breeze 9.2 Light breeze
Jun 4.7 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.1 Light breeze 7.2 Light breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.5 Light breeze
Sep 3.6 Barely noticeable 6.4 Light breeze
Oct 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Nov 3.8 Barely noticeable 7.1 Light breeze
Dec 4 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 40.7%
Feb 45.2%
Mar 37.3%
Apr 46.4%
May 48.6%
Jun 47.3%
Jul 66%
Aug 70.8%
Sep 66.2%
Oct 51.9%
Nov 53.8%
Dec 43.4%


Is it Safe to Travel to Handan?

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 Handan, China is May, followed by February and April. 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 Handan 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

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 70.9 in December means 70.9% of the tourists vs. May.



Overall Handan Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 48.9°F (9.4°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 4 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 4 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Handan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 48.4°F (9.1°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 2 to 6 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 far too cold this time of year in Handan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 50.7°F (10.4°C) and 38.5°F (3.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 0 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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