Zhengzhou Weather & Temperature - Best Time to Visit Zhengzhou

 

Located in the middle and lower streams of the Yellow River, north-central Henan and the hinterland of Central Plains in China, Zhengzhou has a Northern Temperate Continental Monsoon Climate. Its climate features include four distinct seasons, dry, cold and long winter, hot and humid summer, short spring and autumn. The annual average temperature of Zhengzhou is 15.6℃ and the annual mean rainfall is 640mm with 2,400 hours of sunshine and about 220 frost-free days. The hottest month in Zhengzhou is July, when the monthly average temperature rises up to 34℃ high. January is the coldest period of Zhengzhou with an average maximum temperature of 8℃ only. Most rains occur mostly in July, August of summer.

When is the Best Time to Visit Zhengzhou?

Months of April and May in Spring and September to November of Autumn are the best times to visit Zhengzhou, because during these periods, temperature is moderate, air quality is good, sky is clean with beautiful natural scenery. Summer is quite hot and humid for lots of rains and Winter is very dry and cold, so they are not ideal time to visit Zhengzhou considering the temperature and sights. You can visit Shaolin Temple in Mount Song Scenic area at any time of year, and the best travel time is from mid-March to end of May and August to end of October.

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Zhengzhou Seasons to Go

Zhengzhou Weather and Temperature in Spring (March, April, May)
Seasonal Weather Features: comfortable temperature, dry, little rain, windy
Average Lowest & Highest Temperature: 4°C~28°C
In early March, temperature of Zhengzhou is still low, which you will feel a little cold. When it comes to the end of March, temperature starts to increase and days warm up gradually. But, temperature always varies greatly between day and night. The mean temperature in March is 10°C, and it goes up to 16°C in April and 22°C in May. It is also a little dry and windy in Zhengzhou in this season, often brings Spring drought. With cozy temperature, Spring is the best time to enjoy beautiful nature in and around Zhengzhou. In the middle and late Spring, you can enjoy mild and warm weather and see colorful sea of flowers of peonies, tulips and peaches.
Recommended Attractions: Shaolin Temple, Mount Song, Songyang Academy, Henan Museum, Henan Geological Museum and Yellow River Scenic Area of Zhengzhou…
What to Wear & Pack: better dress in layers which is easy to take off; light sweater, jacket, long sleeve shirts, windbreaker, comfortable shoes, etc.
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Zhengzhou Weather and Temperature in Spring

Colorful Spring Scenery in Fengle Sakura Garden, Zhengzhou

Zhengzhou Weather in March

  • High Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
  • Low Temperature: 10°C / 50°F
  • Daylight Hours: 249.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 5.9 mm
  • Rainy Days: 6 days
  • Sunrise: 06:13am-06:54am
  • Sunset: 18:21-18:45

Zhengzhou Weather in April

  • High Temperature: 23°C / 73.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 14°C / 57.2°F
  • Daylight Hours: 295 hours
  • Rainfall: 44.2 mm
  • Rainy Days: 13 days
  • Sunrise: 05:36am-6:12am
  • Sunset: 18:46-19:09

Zhengzhou Weather in May

  • High Temperature: 32°C / 89.6°F
  • Low Temperature: 21°C / 69.8°F
  • Daylight Hours: 359 hours
  • Rainfall: 2 mm
  • Rainy Days: 6 days
  • Sunrise: 05:13am-05:35am
  • Sunset: 19:10-19:32
Zhengzhou Weather and Temperature in Summer (June, July, August)
Seasonal Weather Features: hot, humid, rainy
Average Lowest & Highest Temperature: 21°C~32°C
Zhengzhou’s Summer is very hot and humid. During this season, the daytime temperature often keeps above 32℃ and even over 25℃ in the evening. Affected by the monsoon, Zhengzhou also has large amounts of precipitation in Summer, which mostly happens in August. It’s suggested visiting indoor attractions, going to high-elevated mountains covered with lush vegetation or somewhere cool.
Recommended Attractions: Shaolin Temple, Mount Song, Henan Museum…
What to Wear & Pack: breathable short-sleeve clothes like thin shirt and dress, T-shirts, vest, shorts, sunblock, sunglasses, sunhat …
Popular Zhengzhou Tours:
3 Days Shaolin Kung Fu Tour including Luoyang Highlights
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Zhengzhou Weather and Temperature in Summer

Shaolin Temple in August

Zhengzhou Weather in June

  • High Temperature: 35°C / 95°F
  • Low Temperature: 26°C / 78.8°F
  • Daylight Hours: 330 hours
  • Rainfall: 58.6 mm
  • Rainy Days: 6 days
  • Sunrise: 05:13am-05:15am
  • Sunset: 19:33-19:42
  • Zhengzhou Weather in July

  • High Temperature: 37°C / 98.6°F
  • Low Temperature: 28°C / 82.4°F
  • Daylight Hours: 330.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 46.4 mm
  • Rainy Days: 15 days
  • Sunrise: 05:15am-05:35am
  • Sunset: 19:28-19:42
  • Zhengzhou Weather in August

  • High Temperature: 33°C / 91.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 25°C / 77°F
  • Daylight Hours: 275.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 146.8 mm
  • Rainy Days: 16 days
  • Sunrise: 05:35am-05:57am
  • Sunset: 18:53-19:27
  • Zhengzhou Weather and Temperature in Autumn (September, October, November)
    Seasonal Weather Features: a little dry, short, cool with fresh air
    Average Lowest & Highest Temperature: 3°C~26°C
    Like Spring, Autumn is also very short in Zhengzhou. But it’s another peak season for traveling to Zhengzhou, because the temperature is cool, quite agreeable with much more sunny days. And in this season, the sky is quiet clean, air is pretty crisp. Temperature will fall slowly and leaves on the mountain area will turn to yellow. After October, there is an apparent decline of temperature, which will be around 20 degrees Celsius in the day and above 10°C at night. During late November, it’s cold in both day and night to just several degrees Celsius.
    Recommended Attractions: Shaolin Temple, Mount Song, Henan Museum…
    What to Wear & Pack: better dress in layers easy to put on more clothes; during the days of early Autumn, you can wear summer clothing like T-shit, thin sweater and long-sleeve jackets and trousers at night; during late Autumn, wear warm clothes like thick sweater and coat, etc.
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    Autumn Weather and Temperature in Zhengzhou

    Beautiful Shaolin Temple with Golden Ginkgo Leaves in Autumn

    Zhengzhou Weather in September

  • High Temperature: 28°C / 82.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 20°C / 68°F
  • Daylight Hours: 231.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 45.9 mm
  • Rainy Days: 13 days
  • Sunrise: 05:57am-06:18am
  • Sunset: 18:11-18:52
  • Zhengzhou Weather in October

  • High Temperature: 23°C / 73.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 16°C / 60.8°F
  • Daylight Hours: 240 hours
  • Rainfall: 74 mm
  • Rainy Days: 11 days
  • Sunrise: 06:19am-06:44am
  • Sunset: 17:33-18:10
  • Zhengzhou Weather in November

  • High Temperature: 18°C / 64.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 10°C / 50°F
  • Daylight Hours: 255 hours
  • Rainfall: 3.2 mm
  • Rainy Days: 5 days
  • Sunrise: 06:45am-07:12am
  • Sunset: 17:14-17:32
  • Zhengzhou Weather and Temperature in Winter (December, January, February)
    Seasonal Weather Features: cold, dry, windy
    Average Lowest & Highest Temperature: -4°C~4°C
    Winter is the longest season of Zhengzhou which can last for over 100 days. Controlled by the Serbian High, Zhengzhou experiences a dry and cold weather in Winter with little rainfall and strong cold northwest and northeast wind. Snow may happen in extreme cold Winter days. And, January is the coldest month when temperature drops to only several degrees Celsius in the day and below zero in the evening. The harsh and tough weather makes Winter not a good time for travel. You will feel frozen cold from morning to night. If you come to Zhengzhou in Winter, you’d better keep warm and visit cultural and historical sites including the Shaolin Temple, and try the ski resort in Mount Song.
    Recommended Attractions: Mount Song, Henan Museum, Henan Geological Museum…
    What to Wear & Pack: down jacket, thick sweater, thermal underwear, boots or sneakers, hat, scarf, gloves, lip balm, etc.
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    Winter Weather and Temperature in Zhengzhou

    Skiing in Songshan Ski Resort during Winter

    Zhengzhou Weather in December

  • High Temperature: 11°C / 51.8°F
  • Low Temperature: 4°C / 39.2°F
  • Daylight Hours: 253.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 8.3 mm
  • Rainy Days: 3 days
  • Sunrise: 07:13am-07:32am
  • Sunset: 17:14-17:23
  • Zhengzhou Weather in January

  • High Temperature: 8°C / 46.4°F
  • Low Temperature: 2°C / 35.6°F
  • Daylight Hours: 185.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 31.9 mm
  • Rainy Days: 7 days
  • Sunrise: 07:25am-07:32am
  • Sunset:17:24-17:52
  • Zhengzhou Weather in February

  • High Temperature: 14°C / 57.2°F
  • Low Temperature: 5°C / 41°F
  • Daylight Hours: 218.5 hours
  • Rainfall: 34.4 mm
  • Rainy Days: 7 days
  • Sunrise: 06:55am-07:24am
  • Sunset: 17:53-18:20
  • How to Plan Your Zhengzhou Tour

    How to Get to Zhengzhou: You can take direct both domestic and international flight to Zhengzhou and take high speed train from Luoyang, Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, etc.

    Best Time to Visit Zhengzhou: April to May and September to November are best time when temperature is moderate, weather is good with beautiful nature scenery.

    Top Attractions to Visit in Zhengzhou: Shaolin Temple, Mount Song, Henan Museum, Henan Geological Museum and Yellow River Scenic Area …

    With convenient flight and train network, Zhengzhou is more used as a transport hub in Henan. Usually, tourists make a Shaolin Temple day tour via Zhengzhou, visit the Pagoda Forest and main temple architectures and closely watch a wonderful Shaolin Kung Fu show in a leisured pace or leave half day for a Mount Song hiking trip. (If you and your kids are interested in long-term Chinese Kung Fu training class near Shaolin Temple, you can contact us to get the best recommendations.) Luoyang is another hotspot on a Henan tour bucket list. One day is suitable for visiting the top two sites, the Longmen Grottoes - a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and the World’s biggest Buddhist cave treasury with thousands of stone carvings, and China’s first Buddhist temple - White Horse Temple. In early days of April and early May, tourists have chance to enjoy an eye-pleasing blossom of Peony Festival in Luoyang.

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    As one of the cradles of Chinese Civilization, Henan retains many profound cultural heritages and natural spectacles. If time and personal interests allow, you may visit more wonderful places, such as Yuntai Mountain with stunning canyon landscape of Taihang Mountain, ancient capital of Kaifeng, miraculous Guoliang Village on the sheer cliff, Yin Dynasty Ruins with interesting Oracle Bone Inscriptions, etc. Beyond Henan, China presents its diverse culture, history and city charm in different regions, and Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Chengdu are top destinations to travel with Henan.

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