Wuxi Weather & Seasons - Best Time to Visit Wuxi


Wuxi is located on the Yangtze River between Shanghai and Nanjing, about 14 meters above sea level. It belongs to the sub-tropical monsoon climate. It has four distinct seasons with mild climate abundant rain abundant sunshine and long frost-free period. The annual average temperature of Wuxi is around 16 °C. The hottest month is July with an average temperature of 29 °C and the coldest month is January with an average temperature of 3 °C. Wuxi is a city with a significant rainfall reaching around 1393 mm (54.8 inch). Even in dry seasons, there will be a lot of rainfall and August is the wettest month of the whole year.

Check details information below about Wuxi climate, weather forecast, the best time to visit, average temperature by month and highlights in four different seasons to plan your Wuxi tour.

Best Time to Visit Wuxi

Generally speaking, you can find plenty of things to do no matter when you visit Wuxi. In spring and autumn, the natural view is most awe-inspiring. In summer, you can easily find some places to avoid summer heat. In winter, you can enjoy the hot spring or have a mediation in Lingshan Buddha. However, if you want to visit in the best time with moderate temperate and less rain, spring (March~ May) and autumn (September ~ November) are the most recommended.

Average Wuxi Temperature by Month

MonthRecommended RateMax Temp.Min Temp.

Wuxi Seasons to Go

Wuxi Weather in Spring (March, April, May)

Temperature: 5 °C ~ 24 °C, windy and getting warm gradually

Though it is still a little chilly in early March, but it gets warmer gradually. If you want to enjoy the colorful sea of flowers, remember to visit Wuxi in spring. Lasting from March to May, spring is the best time to enjoy flowers, including peach blossoms, plum flowers, cherry flowers, begonias and so on. The cherry blossoming in Yuantouzhu is a big highlight of a Wuxi tour.

Seasonal Activities:
1) Admire the pleasant natural view and Buddhist atmosphere together in Lingshan Scenic Area.
2) Enjoy the beautiful cherry blossom and the idyllic hills and waters in Yuantouzhu – the jewel of Taihu Lake.
3) Visit Taihu Lake to see the charming spring view including colorful flowers, green trees and local wildfowl.
4) Take part in the Wuxi International Plum Culture Festival (held at Plum Garden in March) and feast your eyes on numerous kinds of Calycanthus praecox.

What to Wear & Pack:
Down jacket is not necessary anymore when spring comes. In the early spring, you need to wear warm sweaters and woolen coats to keep out the cold. Windbreakers and thin sweaters, knitted cardigans will be helpful in April. T-shirts and jeans are recommended in May, but you'd better bring an extra coat for the cooler evening.

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Cherry Bloosom in Yuantouzhu

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Beautiful Plum Garden in Spring

Wuxi Weather in March

  • Max Temperature: 13 °C / 55 °F
  • Min Temperature: 5 °C / 41 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 9 °C / 48 °F
  • Rainfall: 30.2 mm
  • Rainy Days: 11 days
  • Average AQI: 60
  • Sunrise: 5:47am-6:26am
  • Sunset: 5:55pm-6:17pm

Wuxi Weather in April

  • Max Temperature: 18 °C / 65 °F
  • Min Temperature: 9 °C / 49 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 11 °C / 51 °F
  • Rainfall: 20 mm
  • Rainy Days: 10 days
  • Average AQI: 82
  • Sunrise: 5:12am-5:46am
  • Sunset: 6:18pm-6:39pm

Wuxi Weather in May

  • Max Temperature: 24 °C / 75 °F
  • Min Temperature: 16 °C / 60 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 20 °C / 68 °F
  • Rainfall: 34.5 mm
  • Rainy Days: 11 days
  • Average AQI: 96
  • Sunrise: 4:51am-5:11am
  • Sunset: 6:49pm-7:00pm

Wuxi Weather in Summer (June, July, August)

Temperature: 21 °C ~ 31 °C, hot and rainy

Summer is the hottest season of Wuxi, especially in July and August when the highest temperature is over 30 °C. Some days will be sweltering hot and some days will be wet with rains. If you travel to Wuxi in summer, you can easily find some places to avoid the heat, like various gardens, parks or forests.

Seasonal Activities:
1) Visit Yixing Bamboo Forest, which is sprinkled with lovely bamboos, lakes, waterfalls, peaks, caves and forest, to enjoy a cooler and pleasing summer.
2) Visit Lihu Lake Wetland or some other small attractions near Taihu Lake to enjoy the beautiful lotus flowers.

What to Wear & Pack:
Breathable thinner and lighter clothing are helpful to keep you cool, such as cotton and line fabrics, soft texture shirts, thin skirts and T-shirts. It is necessary to pack sunblock creams to protect your skin from the strong sunlight. Umbrella is also important if you travel Wuxi in summer.

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Yixing Bamboo Forest

Wuxi Weather in June

  • Max Temperature: 26 °C / 79 °F
  • Min Temperature: 21 °C / 69 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 23 °C / 74 °F
  • Rainfall: 95.9 mm
  • Rainy Days: 15 days
  • Average AQI: 78
  • Sunrise: 4:50am-5:53am
  • Sunset: 7:01pm-7:10pm
  • Wuxi Weather in July

  • Max Temperature: 31 °C / 88 °F
  • Min Temperature: 25 °C / 77 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 28 °C / 82 °F
  • Rainfall: 98 mm
  • Rainy Days: 18 days
  • Average AQI: 72
  • Sunrise: 4:53am-5:11am
  • Sunset: 6:57pm-7:10pm
  • Wuxi Weather in August

  • Max Temperature: 31 °C / 87 °F
  • Min Temperature: 25 °C / 77 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 22 °C / 72 °F
  • Rainfall: 75 mm
  • Rainy Days: 18 days
  • Average AQI: 83
  • Sunrise: 5:11am-5:32am
  • Sunset: 6:24pm-6:57pm
  • Wuxi Weather in Autumn (Sept, Oct, Nov)

    Temperature: 9 °C ~ 27 °C, refreshing days with fine weather

    Autumn with many clear and refreshing days is always the best time to travel. It is neither too hot nor too cold. The weather is always fine and you can frequently see the clear sky. Many outdoor activities, such as biking, hiking, photograph, are recommended. Apart from lots of flowers, many trees will be colored into yellow, orange, red, etc., making Wuxi quite attractive.

    Seasonal Activities:
    1) Appreciate chrysanthemums in Xihui Park and orange parasol trees in Nanchang Street.
    2) Enjoy the fresh air and intoxicating morning fog in Doushan Mountain.
    3) Get local souvenirs and specialties during the Taihu Lake Tourism Festival (taking place from September to October).

    What to Wear & Pack:
    You can wear light and loose clothes in September and October. But in November when the temperature becomes lower, you need thick sweaters, suites and down coats.

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    Huishan Old Town Autumn View

    Wuxi Weather in September

  • Max Temperature: 27 °C / 80 °F
  • Min Temperature: 11 °C / 70 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 24 °C / 75 °F
  • Rainfall: 47.4 mm
  • Rainy Days: 14 days
  • Average AQI: 84
  • Sunrise: 5:32am-5:51am
  • Sunset: 5:44pm-6:23pm
  • Wuxi Weather in October

  • Max Temperature: 22 °C / 72 °F
  • Min Temperature: 16 °C / 61 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 19 °C / 66 °F
  • Rainfall: 14.8 mm
  • Rainy Days: 8 days
  • Average AQI: 65
  • Sunrise: 5:52am-6:15am
  • Sunset: 5:08pm-5:43pm
  • Wuxi Weather in November

  • Max Temperature: 16 °C / 61 °F
  • Min Temperature: 9 °C / 49 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 13 °C / 55 °F
  • Rainfall: 13.2 mm
  • Rainy Days: 8 days
  • Average AQI: 60
  • Sunrise: 6:15am-6:41am
  • Sunset: 4:51pm-5:07pm
  • Wuxi Weather in Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb)

    Temperature: 1 °C ~ 9 °C, cold and dry

    Cold airstreams always come to Wuxi in winter and the temperature will drop to near 0 °C at night. The average temperature of the whole winter is around 6 °C. If it snows in the cold winter, you will be lucky to enjoy the amazing snow view in the city.

    Seasonal Activities:
    1) Watch various birds when they make a stop in or migrate to Yuantouzhu Scenic Area and Wuxi Film Base.
    2) Relax and refresh your body in hot spring.
    3) Be immersed in the happy atmosphere Taibo Temple Fair which is held at Meicun Town during early spring.

    What to Wear & Pack:
    Down jackets and thick sweaters are necessary to keep you warm. Besides, you need to prepare gloves, scarfs, face masks and facial cream to protect you from the cold and dry air.

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    Performance in Taibo Temple Fair

    Wuxi Weather in December

  • Max Temperature: 9 °C / 49 °F
  • Min Temperature: 2 °C / 36 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 6 °C / 43 °F
  • Rainfall: 12.6 mm
  • Rainy Days: 7 days
  • Average AQI: 88
  • Sunrise: 6:40am-7:00am
  • Sunset: 4:51pm-5:01pm
  • Wuxi Weather in January

  • Max Temperature: 7 °C / 44 °F
  • Min Temperature: 1 °C / 33 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 3 °C / 38 °F
  • Rainfall: 21.5mm
  • Rainy Days: 8 days
  • Average AQI: 79
  • Sunrise: 6:54am-7:00am
  • Sunset: 5:02pm-5:29pm
  • Wuxi Weather in February

  • Max Temperature: 8 °C / 47 °F
  • Min Temperature: 2 °C / 36 °F
  • Avg Temperature: 5 °C / 42 °F
  • Rainfall: 25.7 mm
  • Rainy Days: 9 days
  • Average AQI: 57
  • Sunrise: 6:27am-6:53am
  • Sunset: 5:32pm-6:54pm
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