Dujiangyan Climate


Dujiangyan city enjoys a subtropical humid monsoon climate in Sichuan Basin with four distinct seasons without extreme hot weather in summer and extreme cold weather in winter. The average temperature of the coldest month of the year is 4.6℃, while the hottest month is 24.4℃. The precipitation rainfall is abundant with annual average rainfall 1243.8 millimeters.

The longest rainy day lasts 20 days. There are 120 sunny days and 95 cloudy days of the year. Annual average sunshine is 1,016.9 hours, and the annual average thunderstorm days are 28 days. Annual average frost-free period is 280 days.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Dujiangyan city is from April to October, especially June and July, when most of the areas in Sichuan basin are sweltering. While Dujiangyan and Mount Qingcheng are ideal summer resorts with pleasant climate and cool wind. Besides, in summer, tourists can experience beer festival in summer night, lively and extraordinary, with foreign carnival atmosphere.

It is worth mentioning that, on the day of the Qingming Festival, a grandest festival Dujiangyan Water Releasing Festival will be held and you can learn more about the local culture and custom here.

Dressing Tips

  • Spring: The Spring in Dujiangyan is warm with average temperature from 10℃ to 20℃. Long-sleeved T-shirts and thin coats are recommended when you travel Dujiangyan city in spring.
  • Summer: Dujiangyan and Mount Qingcheng both are good summer resorts near Chengdu with average temperature from 21℃ to 31℃. While there are lots of rains in summer and umbrella or a raincoat is necessary. You can wear T-shirts and shorts if you visit Dujiangyan in Summer, as well as sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Autumn: It is cool and pleasant in autumn with average temperature from 11℃ to 20℃. It is suggested to wear long-sleeved T-shirts and thin coats.
  • Winter: It is a little bit cold and damp in winter with average temperature from 4℃ to 10℃. Down jacket, thick trousers and shoes are necessary when you visit Dujiangyan in winter.

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