The best times to visit Yantai for ideal weather are

April 16th to June 24th


September 3rd to October 28th

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



Other Yantai Travel Info

Weather in Yantai


Average temperatures in Yantai vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some cold weeks in the winter, with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 42nd 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 Yantai, 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 86.9°F (30.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.1°F (23.4°C) at night.

Yantai Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Yantai Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Yantai Perceived Temperature (F)


Yantai Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Yantai 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 35.4 29.8 23.4
Feb 40.1 33.4 25.6
Mar 50.3 42.7 34.1
Apr 63.1 54.7 45.8
May 75.7 67.6 58.7
Jun 81.8 74.2 66.3
Jul 85.3 79 72.5
Aug 84.8 78.5 72.1
Sep 77.5 70.9 63.6
Oct 67.7 60.6 52.6
Nov 52.6 46.6 39.6
Dec 39.9 34.6 28.4

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.9 -1.2 -4.8
Feb 4.5 0.8 -3.6
Mar 10.2 5.9 1.2
Apr 17.3 12.6 7.7
May 24.3 19.8 14.8
Jun 27.7 23.4 19.1
Jul 29.6 26.1 22.5
Aug 29.3 25.8 22.3
Sep 25.3 21.6 17.6
Oct 19.8 15.9 11.4
Nov 11.4 8.1 4.2
Dec 4.4 1.4 -2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Yantai are January, February, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early February. For example, on the week of February 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid July with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of July 16th.

When can you find snow in Yantai? 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 Yantai 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 Yantai.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 3% 0 0.3
Feb 6% 0 0.4
Mar 8% 0 0.9
Apr 10% 0 1.3
May 14% 0 3.1
Jun 15% 0 2.3
Jul 26% 0 9.5
Aug 25% 0 6.5
Sep 19% 0 2.9
Oct 9% 0 1
Nov 11% 1.6 1.5
Dec 6% 0 0.6

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 3 0 0.8
Feb 6 0 1
Mar 8 0 2.3
Apr 10 0 3.3
May 14 0 7.9
Jun 15 0 5.8
Jul 26 0 24.1
Aug 25 0 16.5
Sep 19 0 7.4
Oct 9 0 2.5
Nov 11 4.1 3.8
Dec 6 0 1.5


Humidity and Wind

Yantai has some very humid months, with other moderately humid months on the other side of the year. The least humid month is March (41.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (71%).

Wind in Yantai is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by May and March. April’s average wind speed of around 7.1 knots (8.2 MPH or 13.2 KPH) is considered “a gentle 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 12 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

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 5.5 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Feb 5.7 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Mar 6.7 Light breeze 11.1 Gentle breeze
Apr 7.1 Gentle breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 6.8 Light breeze 10.8 Gentle breeze
Jun 6.2 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Jul 5.5 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Aug 4.8 Light breeze 8.1 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.9 Light breeze 8.3 Gentle breeze
Oct 5.7 Light breeze 9.3 Gentle breeze
Nov 6.3 Light breeze 10 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.5 Light breeze 10.1 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 51%
Feb 47.8%
Mar 41.9%
Apr 43.1%
May 45.6%
Jun 58.1%
Jul 69.6%
Aug 71%
Sep 62.1%
Oct 51.9%
Nov 50.6%
Dec 47.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Yantai?

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 Yantai, 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 Yantai 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

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 56.7 in July means 56.7% of the tourists vs. April.



Overall Yantai Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.4°F (26.3°C) and 43°F (6.1°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 2 to 4 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 5 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Yantai, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 79.5°F (26.4°C) and 46.2°F (7.9°C), which will feel comfortable given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 6 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 Yantai to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 45.3°F (7.4°C) and 34.3°F (1.3°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.


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