The best times to visit Qiandongnan for ideal weather are
September 24th to December 9th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Qiandongnan Travel Guide
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Weather in Qiandongnan
Average temperatures in Qiandongnan vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 32nd 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 Qiandongnan, 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 94.8°F (34.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.8°F (23.8°C) at night.
Qiandongnan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Qiandongnan 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.
Qiandongnan Perceived Temperature (F)
Qiandongnan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Qiandongnan 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)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Qiandongnan are January, February, 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 late January. For example, on the week of January 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.
When can you find snow in Qiandongnan? 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 Qiandongnan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Qiandongnan (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
Qiandongnan has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (66.5% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (75.6%).
Wind in Qiandongnan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is July, followed by February and August. July’s average wind speed of around 2.7 knots (3.1 MPH or 4.9 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 February where average top sustained speeds reach 6.8 knots, which is considered a light breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Qiandongnan.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||Barely noticeable||4.2||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Mar||2.5||Barely noticeable||5.6||Light breeze|
|Apr||2.5||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|May||2.4||Barely noticeable||5.2||Light breeze|
|Jun||2.2||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
|Jul||2.7||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.6||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.3||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.1||Barely noticeable||4.3||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.1||Barely noticeable||4.2||Light breeze|
|Dec||2.1||Barely noticeable||4.2||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Qiandongnan?
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 Qiandongnan, China is October, followed by January and June. 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 Qiandongnan in February. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Qiandongnan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.1°F (29.5°C) and 60°F (15.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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. These months see the most precipitation with 7 to 13 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Qiandongnan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 88.7°F (31.5°C) and 63.9°F (17.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is too cold this time of year in Qiandongnan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.5°F (16.9°C) and 51.2°F (10.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.