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Best time to visit Fenghuang, China

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The best time to visit Fenghuang is April-May

If you’re looking to travel to Fenghuang for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Fenghuang is April-May due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In the summer months, temperatures tend to get to a maximum of around 32℃ (90℉). The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of -3℃ (26℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Fenghuang during the day, the sun stays up the longest around July. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Fenghuang in June. Head over there in December instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Fenghuang, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

July

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Fenghuang seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Fenghuang as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Fenghuang is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Fenghuang

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Fenghuang for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Fenghuang climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Fenghuang for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Fenghuang in January

  • Average temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average high temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average low temperature: 2℃ (35℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 29mm (1") over 7 days
  • Average snow days: 3 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in January, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Fenghuang in February

  • Average temperature: 7℃ (45℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (51℉)
  • Average low temperature: 4℃ (39℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 10 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in February, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Fenghuang in March

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 16 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Fenghuang in April

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 83mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Fenghuang in May

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 125mm (5") over 19 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Fenghuang in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 166mm (7") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in June, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Fenghuang in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 142mm (6") over 20 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Fenghuang in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Fenghuang in September

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 63mm (2") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Fenghuang in October

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in October, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Fenghuang in November

  • Average temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Fenghuang in December

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (44℉)
  • Average high temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (38℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Fenghuang in December, make sure you pack a thick snow/winter jacket, thermals and some extra layers as it's always very cold.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Fenghuang is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Fenghuang is generally around December. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in December first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Fenghuang is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Fenghuang, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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