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Xi’An Climate & Temperature

  • Xi’An, China is at 3417'N, 10856'E, 398 m (1306 ft). See map.
  • Xi’An has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Xi’An is situated in or near the warm temperate dry forest biome.
  • The annual average temperature is 13.4 degrees Celsius (56.1 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 26.8 °C (48.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Xi’An Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 6.2°C (43.2°F) on average falling to -3°C (26.7°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 20.1°C (68.1°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 8.6°C (47.5°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 31.6°C (88.8°F) and average low temperatures are 20.4°C (68.7°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 18.7°C (65.7°F) during the day and lows of 9.4°C (48.9°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 573.1 mm (22.6 inches) which is equivalent to 573.1 Litres/m (14.06 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1737 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Xi"An you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Vina Vieja, Chile (Warm temperate dry forest biome).

Xi’An Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 8 (46) 14 (57) 20 (69) 26 (78) 32 (89) 32 (90) 31 (88) 25 (76) 19 (67) 12 (54) 6 (43) 19 (66)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -1 (31) 2 (36) 8 (46) 14 (57) 19 (67) 25 (77) 26 (79) 25 (78) 19 (67) 14 (57) 7 (44) 1 (34) 13 (56)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -4 (24) -2 (29) 3 (38) 9 (48) 14 (57) 19 (66) 22 (71) 21 (69) 16 (60) 10 (50) 3 (37) -3 (27) 9 (48)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 6 (0) 11 (0) 26 (1) 50 (2) 65 (3) 51 (2) 93 (4) 67 (3) 108 (4) 66 (3) 26 (1) 6 (0) 573 (23)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 3 (10) 5 (18) 7 (23) 8 (27) 8 (26) 8 (27) 11 (35) 11 (35) 12 (40) 8 (26) 6 (20) 4 (13) 91 (25)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 3h 30' 3h 47' 3h 50' 4h 36' 5h 32' 6h 10' 7h 00' 6h 21' 4h 26' 4h 23' 3h 44' 3h 36' 4h 45'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 07' 10h 53' 11h 54' 13h 00' 13h 55' 14h 23' 14h 11' 13h 23' 12h 20' 11h 14' 10h 20' 9h 53' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 35 (65) 35 (65) 33 (67) 36 (64) 40 (60) 43 (57) 50 (50) 48 (52) 36 (64) 40 (60) 37 (63) 37 (63) 40 (60)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 35.7 45 55.9 67.5 75.8 79.1 76.1 67.8 56.4 44.9 35.7 32.3 56

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