The best times to visit Jishou for ideal weather are
March 12th to May 27th
September 24th to November 11th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Jishou Travel Guide
Weather in Jishou
Average temperatures in Jishou vary somewhat and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 68 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Jishou, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.5°F (24.7°C) at night.
Jishou Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Jishou Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Jishou Perceived Temperature (F)
Jishou Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Jishou 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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 Jishou.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Jishou (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Jishou has slightly high to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (55.4% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (71.5%).
Wind in Jishou is usually calm. The windiest month is August, followed by February and September. August’s average wind speed of around 3.1 knots (3.6 MPH or 5.7 KPH) is considered “light air.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early July where average top sustained speeds reach 6.6 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Jishou.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||2.9||light air||4.8||a light breeze|
|Feb||3.1||light air||5.2||a light breeze|
|Mar||2.8||light air||5.1||a light breeze|
|Apr||2.7||light air||4.9||a light breeze|
|May||2.6||light air||4.7||a light breeze|
|Jun||2.5||light air||4.7||a light breeze|
|Jul||3||light air||5.7||a light breeze|
|Aug||3.1||light air||5.7||a light breeze|
|Sep||3||light air||5.2||a light breeze|
|Oct||2.6||light air||4.6||a light breeze|
|Nov||2.7||light air||4.8||a light breeze|
|Dec||2.8||light air||4.7||a light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Jishou?
As of 6/2/2017 there are travel warnings for China; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
Overall Jishou Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 52.3°F (11.3°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Summer (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Jishou, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 84.7°F (29.3°C) and 57.6°F (14.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Jishou to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55.8°F (13.2°C) and 46.4°F (8°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.