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.
Quanzhou Travel Guide
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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)
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.
|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 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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Quanzhou (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
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.
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||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|
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
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.