The best times to visit Shenyang for ideal weather are

May 7th to June 24th


August 13th to October 7th

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



Other Shenyang Travel Info

Weather in Shenyang


Average temperatures in Shenyang vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 31st 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 Shenyang, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 86.1°F (30.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69°F (20.6°C) at night.

Shenyang Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Shenyang 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.

Shenyang Perceived Temperature (F)


Shenyang Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Shenyang 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 22.2 10.5 -2.7
Feb 31.3 20.3 6.7
Mar 43.6 34 21.7
Apr 61.1 50.2 36.3
May 74.8 63.9 50.3
Jun 81 71.5 60.8
Jul 84.4 76.1 67.1
Aug 83.8 74.4 64.7
Sep 75.7 63.6 50.8
Oct 61.4 49.5 36.2
Nov 41.6 32 20.7
Dec 25.8 15.6 3.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan -5.4 -11.9 -19.3
Feb -0.4 -6.5 -14.1
Mar 6.4 1.1 -5.7
Apr 16.2 10.1 2.4
May 23.8 17.7 10.2
Jun 27.2 21.9 16
Jul 29.1 24.5 19.5
Aug 28.8 23.6 18.2
Sep 24.3 17.6 10.4
Oct 16.3 9.7 2.3
Nov 5.3 0 -6.3
Dec -3.4 -9.1 -15.8



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Shenyang are January, December, and then February. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 25th.

When can you find snow in Shenyang? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to late November to early December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Shenyang is often around around November 26th when fresh powder is deepest. 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 Shenyang.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 4% 0 0.8
Feb 8% 0 0.7
Mar 10% 0 1.1
Apr 16% 0 2.1
May 20% 0 3
Jun 27% 0 3.4
Jul 30% 0 6.4
Aug 26% 0 6.6
Sep 14% 0 2.3
Oct 18% 0 2.5
Nov 14% 1.8 1.4
Dec 8% 0 0.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 4 0 2
Feb 8 0 1.8
Mar 10 0 2.8
Apr 16 0 5.3
May 20 0 7.6
Jun 27 0 8.6
Jul 30 0 16.3
Aug 26 0 16.8
Sep 14 0 5.8
Oct 18 0 6.4
Nov 14 4.6 3.6
Dec 8 0 2.3


Humidity and Wind

Shenyang has some very humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is April (38.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (72.7%).

Wind in Shenyang is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 6 knots (6.9 MPH or 11.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 11.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Feb 4.7 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.6 Light breeze 9.9 Light breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
May 5.6 Light breeze 9.9 Light breeze
Jun 4.4 Light breeze 7.6 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Aug 3.7 Barely noticeable 6.6 Light breeze
Sep 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.9 Light breeze
Oct 4.2 Light breeze 7.8 Gentle breeze
Nov 4.8 Light breeze 8.4 Light breeze
Dec 4.2 Light breeze 7.3 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 50.8%
Feb 42.5%
Mar 41.5%
Apr 38.9%
May 44.2%
Jun 61.2%
Jul 72.4%
Aug 72.7%
Sep 60.5%
Oct 55%
Nov 52.8%
Dec 53%


Is it Safe to Travel to Shenyang?

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 Shenyang, China is April, followed by March and September. 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 Shenyang in July. 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 56.7 in July means 56.7% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Shenyang Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.7°F (26.5°C) and 37.1°F (2.8°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 6 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Shenyang, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 77.9°F (25.5°C) and 33.8°F (1°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 5 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 far too cold this time of year in Shenyang to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 37.1°F (2.8°C) and 19.6°F (-6.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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