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Best time to visit Wuhan, China

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The best time to visit Wuhan is April-May

Are you looking to travel to Wuhan and want to find out when’s the best time to visit? You’re in the right place! The perfect time to visit Wuhan is April-May due to the excellent weather conditions, and you might even find that the cost of flights and accommodation are lower than if you travel during the peak holiday seasons.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Wuhan can rise to a maximum of 34℃ (94℉). In the colder months such as January, temperatures usually get down to an average minimum of 3℃ (37℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Wuhan during the day, the sun stays up the longest around August. The wet season in Wuhan falls around July, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in December instead.

Keep reading to find out more detailed information about the seasons and climate in Wuhan, as well as our favourite tools to help you find the best options for transport, accommodation, and much more.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

December

Most daylight

August

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Wuhan seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Wuhan

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 Wuhan 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.

Wuhan 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 Wuhan 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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NOV
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Wuhan in January

  • Average temperature: 6℃ (42℉)
  • Average high temperature: 9℃ (48℉)
  • Average low temperature: 3℃ (37℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 35mm (1") over 8 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in February

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (53℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 11 days
  • Average snow days: 2 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in March

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 9℃ (49℉)
  • Average humidity: 63%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 13 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in April

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in May

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 86mm (3") over 14 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Wuhan 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.


Wuhan in June

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 110mm (4") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in July

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Wuhan in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Wuhan in August

  • Average temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 72mm (3") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Wuhan in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Wuhan in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Wuhan in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Wuhan in October

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 59%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in November

  • Average temperature: 14℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 60%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 10 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Wuhan in December

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average high temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (40℉)
  • Average humidity: 57%
  • 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 Wuhan 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 Wuhan is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Wuhan 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 Wuhan is generally around July, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of July too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Wuhan, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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