The best times to visit Tongchuan for ideal weather are
April 9th to June 3rd
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
Weather in Tongchuan
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)
Tongchuan 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.
Tongchuan Perceived Temperature (F)
Tongchuan Perceived Temperature (C)
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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
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.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Tongchuan (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
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.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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|
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.