The best times to visit Tongchuan for ideal weather are

April 9th to June 3rd

or

September 3rd to October 21st

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

 


Tongchuan Travel Guide

  • Safety
  • The busiest and least popular months
  • Overall travel experience by time of year
  • Weather in Tongchuan

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Tongchuan vary greatly and are seasonally temperate. The area is in the top 74 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Tongchuan, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late July where highs are regularly around 89.9°F (32.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 72.4°F (22.4°C) at night.

    Tongchuan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    Tongchuan Temperatures (Celsius)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

    “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.

    Tongchuan Perceived Temperature (F)

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    High
    Average
    Low

    Tongchuan Perceived Temperature (C)

    Key
    High
    Average
    Low

     

    Average Tongchuan 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 40.6 30.1 18.9
    Feb 46.8 37.6 27.8
    Mar 59.4 49 38.2
    Apr 70.4 59.4 48.2
    May 79.5 68.4 57.7
    Jun 87.9 77.3 66.5
    Jul 89.1 79.9 71.7
    Aug 85.2 76.5 68.9
    Sep 75.7 67.5 60.2
    Oct 67.6 57.6 48.4
    Nov 53.8 44.1 34.3
    Dec 43.5 33.1 22.5

    Show Celsius

    Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan 4.8 -1.1 -7.3
    Feb 8.2 3.1 -2.3
    Mar 15.2 9.4 3.4
    Apr 21.3 15.2 9
    May 26.4 20.2 14.3
    Jun 31.1 25.2 19.2
    Jul 31.7 26.6 22.1
    Aug 29.6 24.7 20.5
    Sep 24.3 19.7 15.7
    Oct 19.8 14.2 9.1
    Nov 12.1 6.7 1.3
    Dec 6.4 0.6 -5.3

     
    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 Tongchuan.

    Key
    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

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

    Key
    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0

    Show Centimeters

    Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan 0 0
    Feb 0 0
    Mar 0 0
    Apr 0 0
    May 0 0
    Jun 0 0
    Jul 0 0
    Aug 0 0
    Sep 0 0
    Oct 0 0
    Nov 0 0
    Dec 0 0
    –>

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Tongchuan has slightly low to average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is January (43.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (71.3%).

    Wind in Tongchuan is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by March and April. July’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 10.9 KPH) is considered “light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid-April where average top sustained speeds reach 12.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

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

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

    Key
    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots.

    Month Avg. Wind Meaning (Beaufort) Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind Meaning (Beufort)
    Jan 4.1 a light breeze 8.3 a gentle breeze
    Feb 5 a light breeze 10 a gentle breeze
    Mar 5.9 a light breeze 11.5 a gentle breeze
    Apr 5.7 a light breeze 11.3 a moderate breeze
    May 5.2 a light breeze 10.3 a gentle breeze
    Jun 5.5 a light breeze 10.7 a gentle breeze
    Jul 5.9 a light breeze 10.8 a gentle breeze
    Aug 5.5 a light breeze 10.2 a gentle breeze
    Sep 5.4 a light breeze 10 a gentle breeze
    Oct 4.2 a light breeze 8.6 a gentle breeze
    Nov 4.2 a light breeze 8.5 a gentle breeze
    Dec 4.2 a light breeze 8.7 a gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    Month Avg. Relative Humidity
    Jan 43.7
    Feb 52.6
    Mar 45.9
    Apr 49.8
    May 53.6
    Jun 49.1
    Jul 60.9
    Aug 66.9
    Sep 71.3
    Oct 65.8
    Nov 61.4
    Dec 47.8

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Tongchuan?

    As of 6/2/2017 there are travel warnings for China; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
     

    Overall Tongchuan Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 83°F (28.3°C) and 49.4°F (9.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Spring is slow/unreported 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 quite warm. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Tongchuan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 77.6°F (25.3°C) and 49.9°F (9.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is far too cold this time of year in Tongchuan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 52.4°F (11.3°C) and 39.6°F (4.2°C). These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.