China, the world’s most populous country, is governed by the Communist Party the only one in
the country. Its landscape is marked by Mongolian-Manchurian grassland in northeast, Gobi and
Taklamakan deserts in north, forests in south and Himalaya, Karakoram, Pamir and Tian Shan
mountain ranges separating it from south and central Asia. The country’s coastline of about
14500 kms (9000 miles) is along the Pacific Ocean. It is one of the most tourist visited countries
of the world since reforms were introduced. Among others the tourism attractions here include the
mountains, lakes, valleys, caves, waterfalls, historical and cultural sites like the Great Wall, mural
and sculptures along the Silk Road in Gansu, caves, temples and folk customs. Some of the
important tourist towns include Beijing, Chengdu Guangzhou Guilin Hangzhou Hong Kong
Huangshan Lhasa Lijiang Macau Shanghai Suzhou Xian and Xinjiang. Beijing is the capital, the
busiest international airport among numerous others and Shanghai the largest city.
Getting around: Personal and rental autos, buses, subways, taxis, inter-city air, trains and tour
Tourist seasons: High tourist seasons is from May to September, mid season October to
December and low season January to April.
Weather: Climatological Information Beijing, China source China Meteorological Administration.
Altitudes and other factors may substantially influence the weather conditions in the same city,
town and neighborhood. Historical data may not be relied on for current conditions. Visit relevant
source for other climate variables.
100mm = 3.9370 inches, 50mm = 1.9685 inches,
25mm = 0.9842 inches, 12.5mm = 0.4921 inches
- Forecast is provided by the China Meteorological Administration.
Climatological information is based on WMO Climatological Normals(CLINO) for the 30-
year period 1961-1990.
- Precipitation includes both rain and snow.
Attention: Please note that the averaging period for climatological information and the
definition of "Mean Number of Rain Days" quoted in this web site may be different for
different countries. Hence, care should be taken when city climatologies are compared
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