The best times to visit Quanzhou for ideal weather are

April 16th to October 14th

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



Other Quanzhou Travel Info

Weather in Quanzhou


Average temperatures in Quanzhou vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 38th 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 Quanzhou, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 74.9°F (23.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 63°F (17.2°C) at night.

Quanzhou Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Quanzhou 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.

Quanzhou Perceived Temperature (F)


Quanzhou Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Quanzhou 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 48.5 41.5 34.4
Feb 51.9 45.7 39.5
Mar 55.6 49.2 42.3
Apr 61.2 54.9 48.5
May 66.7 61.2 55.9
Jun 69.8 64.7 60.8
Jul 74.2 67.6 62.8
Aug 73.1 66.9 62.5
Sep 68.8 63.1 58.7
Oct 62.6 56 50.5
Nov 56.8 50.3 44.1
Dec 49.8 42.5 35.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 9.2 5.3 1.3
Feb 11.1 7.6 4.2
Mar 13.1 9.6 5.7
Apr 16.2 12.7 9.2
May 19.3 16.2 13.3
Jun 21 18.2 16
Jul 23.4 19.8 17.1
Aug 22.8 19.4 16.9
Sep 20.4 17.3 14.8
Oct 17 13.3 10.3
Nov 13.8 10.2 6.7
Dec 9.9 5.8 1.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Quanzhou are October, December, and then January. 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 is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Quanzhou? 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 Quanzhou.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 0 2.4
Feb 26% 0 3.5
Mar 32% 0 5.1
Apr 41% 0 7.7
May 48% 0 10
Jun 52% 0 10.7
Jul 33% 0 9.1
Aug 46% 0 14.9
Sep 34% 0 5.7
Oct 12% 0 2.5
Nov 18% 0 3.6
Dec 16% 0 2.8

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 6.1
Feb 26 0 8.9
Mar 32 0 13
Apr 41 0 19.6
May 48 0 25.4
Jun 52 0 27.2
Jul 33 0 23.1
Aug 46 0 37.8
Sep 34 0 14.5
Oct 12 0 6.4
Nov 18 0 9.1
Dec 16 0 7.1


Humidity and Wind

Quanzhou has some extremely humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is December (68.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (91.8%).

Wind in Quanzhou is usually stronger than many places. The windiest month is June, followed by March and October. June’s average wind speed of around 14.6 knots (16.8 MPH or 27.1 KPH) is considered “a moderate breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late June where average top sustained speeds reach 24.2 knots, which is considered a strong breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 11.3 Significant breeze 18.8 Strong breeze
Feb 12.9 Significant breeze 20.6 Strong breeze
Mar 14.3 Significant breeze 22.6 Strong breeze
Apr 12.8 Significant breeze 20.9 Strong breeze
May 12.1 Significant breeze 19.3 Strong breeze
Jun 14.6 Significant breeze 22.2 Very strong breeze
Jul 12.6 Significant breeze 20 Strong breeze
Aug 12.1 Significant breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
Sep 12.4 Significant breeze 18.9 Strong breeze
Oct 13 Significant breeze 20.1 Strong breeze
Nov 12.7 Significant breeze 19.8 Strong breeze
Dec 11.9 Significant breeze 19 Strong breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 71.7%
Feb 84.7%
Mar 81%
Apr 81.7%
May 84.9%
Jun 91.8%
Jul 87.1%
Aug 88.5%
Sep 91.2%
Oct 82.1%
Nov 78.1%
Dec 68.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Quanzhou?

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 Quanzhou, China is October, followed by January and November. 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 Quanzhou 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 40.5 in December means 40.5% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Quanzhou Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 69.1°F (20.6°C) and 51.1°F (10.6°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 15 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow 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. These months see the most precipitation with 10 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Quanzhou, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 71.5°F (21.9°C) and 52.9°F (11.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 10 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 Quanzhou to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 55°F (12.8°C) and 46.7°F (8.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 5 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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