The best times to visit Lishui for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 13th

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



Other Lishui Travel Info

Weather in Lishui


Average temperatures in Lishui vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th 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 Lishui, 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 98.2°F (36.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.6°F (25.3°C) at night.

Lishui Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Lishui 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.

Lishui Perceived Temperature (F)


Lishui Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Lishui 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 52.6 44.2 36.7
Feb 59 50 42
Mar 66.5 56.6 47.4
Apr 75.5 65.3 55.8
May 83.6 73.7 64.6
Jun 87.8 79.3 72.3
Jul 96.6 85.9 77.2
Aug 95.1 84.5 76.8
Sep 87.1 78.1 70.9
Oct 78.6 69 60.3
Nov 67.4 58.4 50.8
Dec 57.2 47.8 39.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.4 6.8 2.6
Feb 15 10 5.6
Mar 19.2 13.7 8.6
Apr 24.2 18.5 13.2
May 28.7 23.2 18.1
Jun 31 26.3 22.4
Jul 35.9 29.9 25.1
Aug 35.1 29.2 24.9
Sep 30.6 25.6 21.6
Oct 25.9 20.6 15.7
Nov 19.7 14.7 10.4
Dec 14 8.8 4.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Lishui are October, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid May with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of May 14th.

When can you find snow in Lishui? 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 Lishui.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 15% 0 2
Feb 29% 0 3.8
Mar 35% 0 6.2
Apr 35% 0 5.7
May 38% 0 7.5
Jun 41% 0 10.5
Jul 24% 0 5.3
Aug 32% 0 7.9
Sep 28% 0 5.6
Oct 13% 0 2.7
Nov 24% 0 3.7
Dec 16% 0 3.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 15 0 5.1
Feb 29 0 9.7
Mar 35 0 15.7
Apr 35 0 14.5
May 38 0 19.1
Jun 41 0 26.7
Jul 24 0 13.5
Aug 32 0 20.1
Sep 28 0 14.2
Oct 13 0 6.9
Nov 24 0 9.4
Dec 16 0 8.6


Humidity and Wind

Lishui has some high humidity months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (56.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (68.3%).

Wind in Lishui is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and February. July’s average wind speed of around 2.8 knots (3.2 MPH or 5.1 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 late July where average top sustained speeds reach 5.9 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Feb 2.6 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Mar 2.5 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
Apr 2.5 Barely noticeable 5 Light breeze
May 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.6 Light breeze
Jun 2.2 Barely noticeable 4.4 Light breeze
Jul 2.8 Barely noticeable 5.6 Light breeze
Aug 2.7 Barely noticeable 5.1 Light breeze
Sep 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Oct 2.5 Barely noticeable 4.7 Light breeze
Nov 2.1 Barely noticeable 4.1 Light breeze
Dec 2.4 Barely noticeable 4.5 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 58.3%
Feb 60.8%
Mar 57.5%
Apr 56.2%
May 60.2%
Jun 68.3%
Jul 59%
Aug 62.5%
Sep 64.5%
Oct 58.4%
Nov 65.1%
Dec 57.3%


Is it Safe to Travel to Lishui?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings for Macao; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Lishui, China is June, followed by July 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 Lishui in October. 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 48.4 in October means 48.4% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Lishui Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.1°F (28.9°C) and 58.8°F (14.9°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 moderate precipitation with 8 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Lishui, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 90.7°F (32.6°C) and 63.3°F (17.4°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 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 too cold this time of year in Lishui to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.4°F (16.9°C) and 51°F (10.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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