The best times to visit Xuchang for ideal weather are

April 2nd to June 3rd

or

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.

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Weather in Xuchang

Temperature

Average temperatures in Xuchang vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very nice much of the year, but hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 40th 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 Xuchang, 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 92.1°F (33.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.5°F (23.6°C) at night.

Xuchang Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Xuchang Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Xuchang Perceived Temperature (F)

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Xuchang Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Xuchang 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 43 33.6 24
Feb 48.2 39 29.7
Mar 60.5 50.5 39.6
Apr 71.7 60.8 49.3
May 82.6 72 60.5
Jun 89.7 79.2 69.1
Jul 90.3 81.1 73.2
Aug 87.4 78.6 71
Sep 79 69.8 61.5
Oct 72.4 61.7 51.3
Nov 57.1 47.4 37.4
Dec 47.2 37.6 27.5

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 6.1 0.9 -4.4
Feb 9 3.9 -1.3
Mar 15.8 10.3 4.2
Apr 22.1 16 9.6
May 28.1 22.2 15.8
Jun 32.1 26.2 20.6
Jul 32.4 27.3 22.9
Aug 30.8 25.9 21.7
Sep 26.1 21 16.4
Oct 22.4 16.5 10.7
Nov 13.9 8.6 3
Dec 8.4 3.1 -2.5


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Xuchang are December, January, and then March. 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 to mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 9th.

When can you find snow in Xuchang? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around November, especially close to mid to late November. The best time to ski (if at all) in Xuchang is often around around November 19th 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Xuchang.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.2
Feb 8% 0 0.6
Mar 6% 0 0.9
Apr 13% 0 2.5
May 15% 0 2.5
Jun 10% 0 1.5
Jul 24% 0 5.3
Aug 26% 0 6.8
Sep 22% 0 4.5
Oct 7% 0 1
Nov 15% 3 2.1
Dec 2% 0 0.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 0.5
Feb 8 0 1.5
Mar 6 0 2.3
Apr 13 0 6.4
May 15 0 6.4
Jun 10 0 3.8
Jul 24 0 13.5
Aug 26 0 17.3
Sep 22 0 11.4
Oct 7 0 2.5
Nov 15 7.6 5.3
Dec 2 0 0.3

 

Humidity and Wind

Xuchang has some humid months, and slightly dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is December (38.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (69.7%).

Wind in Xuchang is usually calm. The windiest month is March, followed by April and May. March’s average wind speed of around 5.9 knots (6.8 MPH or 11 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 December where average top sustained speeds reach 13.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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 5 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.2 Light breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.9 Light breeze 12.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 5.5 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 5.5 Light breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Jun 4.8 Light breeze 9.7 Gentle breeze
Jul 4.3 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.3 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.1 Light breeze 8.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.3 Light breeze 9.2 Gentle breeze
Nov 5 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Dec 5.5 Light breeze 11.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 39.5%
Feb 47.3%
Mar 41.4%
Apr 46.3%
May 47.3%
Jun 50.2%
Jul 67.7%
Aug 69.7%
Sep 66.6%
Oct 51.2%
Nov 50%
Dec 38.2%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Xuchang?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Xuchang, China is May, followed by February and April. 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 Xuchang in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 70.9 in December means 70.9% of the tourists vs. May.


Overall Xuchang Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 50.2°F (10.1°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 5 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 quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 3 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Xuchang, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 80°F (26.7°C) and 51.6°F (10.9°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 second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is too cold this time of year in Xuchang to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 53.6°F (12°C) and 42.2°F (5.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 1 to 2 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.

 

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