The best times to visit Shijiazhuang for ideal weather are
April 2nd to June 3rd
September 3rd to November 4th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Shijiazhuang Travel Guide
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Weather in Shijiazhuang
Average temperatures in Shijiazhuang vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Shijiazhuang, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 93.6°F (34.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.5°F (23.6°C) at night.
Shijiazhuang Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Shijiazhuang 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.
Shijiazhuang Perceived Temperature (F)
Shijiazhuang Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Shijiazhuang 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 Shijiazhuang are December, January, 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 early August with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of July 30th.
When can you find snow in Shijiazhuang? 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 Shijiazhuang.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Shijiazhuang (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
Shijiazhuang has some humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (28.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (63.1%).
Wind in Shijiazhuang is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is May, followed by April and March. May’s average wind speed of around 4.1 knots (4.7 MPH or 7.6 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 late April where average top sustained speeds reach 7.7 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Shijiazhuang.
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||2.8||Barely noticeable||4.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||2.9||Barely noticeable||4.8||Light breeze|
|Mar||3.6||Barely noticeable||6.1||Light breeze|
|Apr||4||Light breeze||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.1||Light breeze||7.1||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.4||Barely noticeable||5.8||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
|Aug||2.9||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|Sep||2.7||Barely noticeable||4.6||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.8||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|Nov||2.8||Barely noticeable||4.9||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Shijiazhuang?
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 Shijiazhuang, China is August, followed by May and June. 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 Shijiazhuang in October. 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 Shijiazhuang Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 48.5°F (9.2°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 3 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Shijiazhuang, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 80.1°F (26.7°C) and 45.6°F (7.6°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 2 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.
Winter (December through February)
Weather is far too cold this time of year in Shijiazhuang to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 48.5°F (9.2°C) and 36.6°F (2.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a very small amount: 0 to 1 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.