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Zhuhai’s Climate

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InternChina – Zhuhai Climate Graph

Zhuhai is located along the Southern coast of China, just a ferry ride away from Hong Kong. Due to its semi-tropical maritime climate, Zhuhai has a lot of abundant rainfall. The rainfall in Zhuhai is mainly caused by typhoons, which further cause rainstorms and thunderstorms. The golden months to visit Zhuhai is during the Autumn season so from September to December.

Spring is from March to May, this month sees the weather getting warmer each day. For every day wear, jeans and t-shirts would be appropriate and maybe a jacket for chilly nights along the coast.

Summer is from June to August in Zhuhai, as it is located in South China, this season can be very hot and humid with temperatures reaching 38degrees sometimes. Abundant rainfall occurs in July and August. It is suggested that you take sunglasses and a lot of sun cream if you are visiting the city during this season.

Autumn is from September to December. This is the best season to visit Zhuhai due to the cool temperatures and minimal rainfall compared to other times of the year. A light jacket and t-shirt would be suitable for everyday wear.

Winter is short in Zhuhai with just two months from January to February. This season sees a rapid drop in temperature so for everyday wear, a heavy jacket or coat with extra layers would be adequate.

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Chengdu Climate

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InternChina – Chengdu climate graph

The city of Chengdu is located in the western Sichuan province of China. The four seasons of Chengdu are relatively distinct. Due to its subtropical monsoon climate, Chengdu sees a lot of rain throughout the year. Most days are cloudy, foggy or drizzly. The golden periods to visit Chengdu are March to June and September to November.

Spring is from March to May, is it a pretty season in Chengdu with the grass getting greener and flowers and trees blossoming. Spring showers are common so it would be best to take an umbrella at this time. Nights can be chilly so long sleeved shirts or sweaters would be most suitable for everyday wear.

Summer is from June to early September and is mainly hot and humid. July and August sees heavy rainfall so always take an umbrella with you. Although it is hot and sticky, you can escape the humid weather by visiting nearby surrounding mountains where you will be able to catch a lovely summer breeze. For everyday wear, it is recommended to wear light cotton clothing and waterproof footwear.

Autumn is from mid September till the end of October or early November. Chengdu can be cool and damp during this season with sharp and frequent temperature changes. The beautiful Autumn nature along with the cool temperature makes it the best time to visit Chengdu. Jackets and umbrellas would be suitable when visiting at this time.

Winter is from mid November to February. This season is very cold due to the clouds and moist weather. Fortunately there is light rainfall in this season, however thick sweaters and coats would be most suitable for everyday wear here.

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Qingdao Climate

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InternChina – Qingdao climate graph

The city of Qingdao is located in eastern Shandong province and borders the yellow sea resulting in a temperate monsoon climate with distinct marine and oceanic features. The four seasons of Qingdao are comparatively mild, with no extreme hot or cold temperatures. As the city neighbours the sea, it is very common for strong winds, especially late at night. However, fortunately it hardily rains, maybe once every few weeks so no need to bring an umbrella here! The golden periods to visit Qingdao would be from March-November.

Spring is from March to May, it is a favourable season with plenty of sunshine. Although changes of temperature are very frequent, some days may be warm, whilst the next day can be very windy.
The end of April/beginning of May will start to get warmer as it approaches summer. A coat and scarf would be most suitable for every day wear in Spring.

Summer is from June to September, it can be quite hot and humid at this time. There are occasional heavy showers during this season due to being under the influence of the monsoon climate. July and August are the hottest months and it’s very popular to go to the beach and swimming in the sea. The fine weather also coincides with the annual Qingdao Beer Festival. Skirts, shorts, t-shirts and sandals would be perfect for days but bring a light jacket for evenings on the beach.

Autumn is from October to November, this season brings a pleasant cool sea breeze across the city. Although as winter approaches it is best to prepare winter clothing such as jackets and sweaters for everyday wear.

Winter is from December to February, is it very cold with frosty weather and minus temperatures. As the sea does not freeze but prepare to expect extremely strong winds. You should invest in heavy coats and warm sweaters as well as scarves, hats and gloves for the winter season in Qingdao.

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