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Changdu Climate & Temperature

  • Changdu, China is at 318'N, 9710'E, 3316 m (10880 ft). See map.
  • Changdu has a humid subtropical mild summer climate that is mild with dry winters, mild rainy summers and moderate seasonality. This climate is usually found in the highlands of some tropical countries. (Kppen-Geiger classification: Cwb).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Changdu is situated in or near the polar desert biome.
  • The annual mean temperature is 7.5 degrees Celsius (45.5 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 18.8 °C (33.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype semicontinental. Changdu Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 8.7°C (47.6°F) on average falling to -9.4°C (15.1°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 16.7°C (62°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 1.1°C (33.9°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 23.5°C (74.3°F) and average low temperatures are 9.7°C (49.4°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 17.1°C (62.8°F) during the day and lows of 0.9°C (33.6°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 462.9 mm (18.2 inches) which is equivalent to 462.9 Litres/m (11.35 Gallons/ft).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Changdu you would pop up nearest to the climate station at San Juan Bautista, Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernndez Islands where you would find a Mediterranean climate.

Changdu Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 10 (49) 13 (55) 17 (62) 21 (69) 23 (73) 24 (75) 24 (74) 22 (71) 18 (64) 12 (54) 9 (48) 17 (62)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) -3 (27) 1 (33) 4 (40) 8 (46) 12 (54) 15 (59) 16 (61) 15 (60) 13 (56) 8 (47) 2 (35) -2 (28) 8 (46)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) -11 (13) -7 (19) -3 (27) 1 (34) 5 (41) 9 (48) 11 (51) 10 (49) 7 (45) 1 (35) -6 (21) -10 (14) 1 (33)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 1 (0) 4 (0) 9 (0) 17 (1) 41 (2) 93 (4) 102 (4) 94 (4) 70 (3) 25 (1) 5 (0) 2 (0) 463 (18)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 21' 11h 02' 11h 56' 12h 54' 13h 43' 14h 07' 13h 56' 13h 15' 12h 19' 11h 20' 10h 32' 10h 09' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 38.9 48.2 59 70.7 79 82.3 79.2 71 59.5 48 38.9 35.4 59.1

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