Dec 8, 2022 Hangzhou Weather: Overcast| Northeasterly Wind: 0–10 kph| Humidity: 76%| Sunrise/Sunset: 06:43/16:59
HangzhouTravel: Suitable| Umbrella: Not Required| UV Strength: Very Low
Hangzhou Weather - Best Time to Visit HangzhouHangzhou has a subtropical monsoon climate which means four distinct seasons with wet and hot summers, and cold and cloudy winters. With summer lasting from June to September, the hottest month is July when the temperature could reach 33°C (91°F). Late June to early July is the rainy period (Plum Rain Season) when the air is humid, and rainfall increases significantly. Later on, in August and September, another heavy rainfall season will arrive with potential typhoons. Winter in Hangzhou is between December and February, the temperature at times plunges to 0 °C (33 °F) in the coldest month January. Hence weather-wise, the best times to visit Hangzhou is Spring or Fall when it is generally sunny, cool, and dry.Due to the pleasant weather, Spring and Fall are the peak tourist seasons in Hangzhou. Also, Spring is the best time to view peach, plum, and cherry blossoms. People rush to the city’s West Lake, hills, and parks to enjoy the great outdoors. Beside Spring and Fall, other peak times for Hangzhou are national holiday periods when millions of domestic tourists tend to descend on the city. To avoid extreme crowds, pick your dates carefully. Also, prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these times. Major Chinese holidays are the Chinese Spring Festival, Labor Day, and National Day.