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