The best times to visit Qitaihe for ideal weather are

May 28th to July 22nd

or

August 13th to September 16th

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

 


Qitaihe Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Qitaihe

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Qitaihe vary an incredible amount and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 75 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 Qitaihe, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-August where highs are regularly around 82.3°F (27.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 64.5°F (18.1°C) at night.

    Qitaihe Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Qitaihe Temperatures (Celsius)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Qitaihe Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Average
    Low

    Qitaihe Perceived Temperature (C)

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    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Qitaihe 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 12.7 3.5 -5.4
    Feb 20.4 10.8 0.2
    Mar 34.3 25.7 15.5
    Apr 53.7 43.7 32.3
    May 66.5 56.8 46
    Jun 77.6 67.7 57.6
    Jul 80 71.3 62.9
    Aug 79.1 69.8 61.1
    Sep 69.5 58.7 47.6
    Oct 53.9 43.6 32.8
    Nov 32.3 24.3 15.4
    Dec 14.3 6.8 -1.5

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan -10.7 -15.8 -20.8
    Feb -6.4 -11.8 -17.7
    Mar 1.3 -3.5 -9.2
    Apr 12.1 6.5 0.2
    May 19.2 13.8 7.8
    Jun 25.3 19.8 14.2
    Jul 26.7 21.8 17.2
    Aug 26.2 21 16.2
    Sep 20.8 14.8 8.7
    Oct 12.2 6.4 0.4
    Nov 0.2 -4.3 -9.2
    Dec -9.8 -14 -18.6

     
    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 Qitaihe.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 14.3 0 0.01
    Feb 17.1 0 0.01
    Mar 27.1 0.6 0.02
    Apr 25.7 0 0.04
    May 47.1 0 0.09
    Jun 44.3 0 0.13
    Jul 51.4 0 0.16
    Aug 50 0 0.15
    Sep 34.3 0 0.07
    Oct 22.9 0 0.05
    Nov 28.6 0.4 0.05
    Dec 32.9 2.4 0.11

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 14.3 0 0.03
    Feb 17.1 0 0.03
    Mar 27.1 1.5 0.05
    Apr 25.7 0 0.1
    May 47.1 0 0.23
    Jun 44.3 0 0.33
    Jul 51.4 0 0.41
    Aug 50 0 0.38
    Sep 34.3 0 0.18
    Oct 22.9 0 0.13
    Nov 28.6 1 0.13
    Dec 32.9 6.1 0.28
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    Humidity and Wind

    Qitaihe has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is April (40.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is July (74.3%).

    Wind in Qitaihe is usually moderate. The windiest month is March, followed by April and February. March’s average wind speed of around 8.8 knots (10.1 MPH or 16.3 KPH) is considered “gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early March where average top sustained speeds reach 16.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 8.1 a gentle breeze 12.7 a moderate breeze
    Feb 8.2 a gentle breeze 13.3 a moderate breeze
    Mar 8.8 a gentle breeze 14.5 a moderate breeze
    Apr 8.7 a gentle breeze 14.8 a moderate breeze
    May 7.4 a gentle breeze 13.2 a moderate breeze
    Jun 6 a light breeze 10.8 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.3 a light breeze 9.4 a moderate breeze
    Aug 5.4 a light breeze 9.4 a gentle breeze
    Sep 6.1 a light breeze 10.5 a moderate breeze
    Oct 7.5 a gentle breeze 12.4 a moderate breeze
    Nov 7.7 a gentle breeze 12.9 a moderate breeze
    Dec 8.2 a gentle breeze 12.7 a moderate breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 49.6
    Feb 44.7
    Mar 45.6
    Apr 40.1
    May 53.6
    Jun 62.6
    Jul 74.3
    Aug 74.2
    Sep 61.4
    Oct 49.6
    Nov 52.6
    Dec 56.2

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Qitaihe?

    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 Qitaihe Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 72.4°F (22.4°C) and 26.9°F (-2.8°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 comfortable. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Qitaihe, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 73°F (22.8°C) and 22.5°F (-5.3°C), which will feel chilly 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 far too cold this time of year in Qitaihe to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 23.5°F (-4.7°C) and 8.4°F (-13.1°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.

     


     

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