Chengdu Climate and Weather

Chengdu has a humid subtropical climate, with four distinct seasons. Spring is short and warm, summer is long, wet, and steamy, autumn is cool and rainy, and winter is cold and foggy; average minimum and maximum temperatures range from 28F (-2C) in the winter (December to February) up to 86F (30C) at the peak of summer (June to August). Chengdu is humid and foggy for most of the year, which reduces sunlight hours and can exaggerate the feel of the temperature. The rainy season is in July and August, when occasional storms are experienced. The best time to visit is in the spring and autumn, March to June and September to November.