Xiamen Weather & Seasons

Xiamen, with a subtropical monsoon climate, is mild and pleasant most of year. The annual temperature is 16.5 °C. There is no intense heat in summer and no extreme cold in winter in Xiamen. So, it is suitable for traveling all the year round and the best seasons are spring and autumn.

Besides, Xiamen has an average annual rainfall of about 1200 mm, mainly during the months from May to August. And from July to September, it is hit by typhoon three or four times annually on average. Please check out the weather forecast while planning your Xiamen tour.

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Xiamen Seasons to Go

Spring (March to May) is the golden time to visit Xiamen. The average temperature is around 16 °C - 24 °C. During this season, the city of Xiamen has gentle and lovely sunshine, amenity sea breeze, verdant hills and green waters, forming an attractive and dazzles natural beauty.
Seasonal Activities
Xiamen International Marathon is held annually at the end of March which has been hosted yearly since 2003 and attracts over 12,000 competitors. If you are interested in sports, just catch the rare opportunity to attend this fair.
Xiamen in Spring
Summer is from June to August with average temperature is 32 °C. In this season, there are occasional typhoons and thunderstorms. Wear any summer clothes, like shorts, shirts and skirts. Umbrella is also needed.
Seasonal Activities
Come and join the Phoenix Flower Tourist Festival in June. August is noted for the Gulangyu Piano Festival, and the week of Mid-Autumn Festival is noted for the Xiamen Bobing ('Cake Gambling') Festival.
Xiamen in Summer
Autumn (September to November) is another best time to visit Xiamen. The autumn of Xiamen is cozy and agreeable with an average temperature of 21.2 °C.
Seasonal activities:
Besides the local festivals, Xiamen also has hosts many international activities. Every September 8th to 11th since 1997, the China International Fair for Investment and Trade is held.
Xiamen in Autumn
The winter in Xiamen is from December to February with an average temperature of 13.3 °C. It is no extreme cold, but sometimes you’ll experience the cold wave, severe cold air, frost and coastal gale…Wear warm clothes and shoes are recommended.
Seasonal Activities

1) Xiamen is home to China’s first Protestant church which influenced by Christian very much. The Christian population in Xiamen attend religious services on Christmas Day and gather together for present giving and other customs.

2) Musical concerts are held at Gulangyu’s Trinity Church around Christmas time, attracting lots of visitors, both Christians and non-Christians.

Xiamen in Winter

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