The best times to visit Yinchuan for ideal weather are
April 23rd to June 24th
August 6th to September 30th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Yinchuan Travel Guide
Other Yinchuan Travel Info
Weather in Yinchuan
Average temperatures in Yinchuan vary an incredible amount. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 54th 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 Yinchuan, 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 87.9°F (31.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.9°F (18.8°C) at night.
Yinchuan Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Yinchuan 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.
Yinchuan Perceived Temperature (F)
Yinchuan Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Yinchuan 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 Yinchuan are January, February, 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 September with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of September 3rd.
When can you find snow in Yinchuan? Weather stations report a bit of annual snow likely to be deepest around December, especially close to early to mid December. The best time to ski (if at all) in Yinchuan is often around around December 10th 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 Yinchuan.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Yinchuan (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
Yinchuan has some comfortably humid months, and dry months in the opposite season. The least humid month is March (20.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is September (52.9%).
Wind in Yinchuan is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is April, followed by March and May. April’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5.1 MPH or 8.1 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 March where average top sustained speeds reach 8.9 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Yinchuan.
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||3.2||Barely noticeable||5.5||Light breeze|
|Feb||3.6||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.4||Light breeze||8||Light breeze|
|Apr||4.4||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|May||4.2||Light breeze||7.9||Light breeze|
|Jun||3.8||Barely noticeable||7.1||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Aug||3.5||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Sep||3.1||Barely noticeable||5.7||Light breeze|
|Oct||2.9||Barely noticeable||5.4||Light breeze|
|Nov||3.3||Barely noticeable||5.9||Light breeze|
|Dec||3.4||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Yinchuan?
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 Yinchuan, 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 Yinchuan 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 Yinchuan Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderate. Highs range from 82.4°F (28°C) and 44.5°F (6.9°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 0 to 2 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 comfortable. These months see the most precipitation with 2 to 4 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Yinchuan, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 76.3°F (24.6°C) and 41.3°F (5.2°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 4 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 Yinchuan to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 47.2°F (8.4°C) and 29.5°F (-1.4°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.