When is the best time to go to Xi'an?

When is the best time to go to Xi'an? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Xi'an are March, April, May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months are June, July and August
  • Xi'an has dry periods in January and December
  • January is the coldest month of the year
  • The rainiest months are July, August and September

Annual weather in Xi'an

For full information about the climate and weather in Xi'an a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 31°F/45°F
February 38°F/52°F
March 50°F/65°F
April 61°F/76°F
May 70°F/83°F
June 79°F/92°F
July 83°F/94°F
August 79°F/92°F
September 70°F/81°F
October 59°F/72°F
November 45°F/59°F
December 32°F/49°F

Weather and climate in Xi'an

Xi'an enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Xi'an is 72°F (ranging from 45°F in january to 94°F in july). Annual rainfall is 23.1in, with a minimum of 0.2in in december and a maximum of 4.6in in july.
  • Between the months of january and february the climate is the worst possible. the thermometer goes up to 52°F°C and it rains in february about 0.4in.
  • Between march and june the climate is favorable. The record temperature this month is 112°F and, in june, 3 days of rain are expected.
  • In july the climate is passable, but still OK. By early evening, the temperature averages 83°F.
  • From august to november the climate is beautiful. In average, on the morning it is 47°F and you can expect to have 0.6in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In december the climate is the worst possible. The record temperature this month is 68°F.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Xi'an

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Xi'an: the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Xi'an

Find out when Xi'an has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Xi'an

  • Very low season in Xi'an
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: January and February.
  • Low season in Xi'an
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: March, June, July and December.
  • High season in Xi'an
    The number of visitors to Xi'an is high in: April, May, August, September and November.
  • Peek season in Xi'an
    The largest number of tourists visiting Xi'an is during: October.

Figure: Visitor index for Xi'an month by month

Best time for low prices in Xi'an

Average prices of hotels in Xi'an month by month

Generally, March is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Xi'an. So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, October is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

Find the best price for your hotel room

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