Hohhot Weather & Seasons

Hohhot, located in the south central part of Inner Mongolia, has a continental monsoon climate with distinct seasons. The difference between day and night is significant. It is marked by long, cold and very dry winter, somewhat humid summer, and strong winds, especially in spring. The average annual temperature is 6°C. In winter, the average temperature is about -10°C.

The best time to visit Hohhot is from April to October, while the best time to go to the grasslands is from middle July to early September. The famous Nadam Festival is held during July or August every year. So it is necessary to know the exact festival time and check out the weather forecast while planning your Hohhot trip. (If you want to know more Hohhot weather & festival details, please feel free to contact our experienced travel expert.)

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Hohhot Seasons to Go

As you know, the best time to go to Hohhot and nearby grasslands is from July to early September. At this time, the average temperature is 15°C to 25°C. As the hours of sunshine is long, do dring your sunglasses and the sunscreen cream. Also, please remember to bring a coat or jacket even in summer since the temperature drops dramatically in the evening.

Seasonal Activities in Summer

Never miss the grasslands (Xilamuren Grassland, Gegentala Grassland, Huitengxile Grassland) and the Naadam Fair. Nadam means "entertainment" or "game" in Mongolian. Horse racing, wrestling, and archery are called men's three skills. Tasting savory milk tea, listening to melodious music from horse-head string instruments will bring you back to nomadic times.

Naadam Festival in Inner Mongolia

Recommended Hohhot Tours

Top 3 Hohhot tours chosen by most customers to explore Hohhot in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary,or tailor your own trip now with us.

Xilamuren Grassland
3 Days Hohhot Essence Tour

Hohhot / Xilamuren Grassland / Hohhot

Huitengxile Grassland
4 Days Hohhot & Grassland Tour

Hohhot / Huitengxile Grassland / Hohhot

Wrestling on Grassland
4 Days Inner Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour

Hohhot / Huitengxile Grassland / Hohhot

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