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Xichang Climate & Temperature

  • Xichang, China is at 27°53'N, 102°15'E, 1599 m (5246 ft). See map.
  • Xichang has a humid subtropical hot summer climate that is mild with dry winters, hot humid summers and moderate seasonality (Köppen-Geiger classification: Cwa).
  • According to the Holdridge life zones system of bioclimatic classification Xichang is situated in or near the cool temperate wet forest biome.
  • The average annual temperature is 16.9 degrees Celsius (62.4 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 13.2 °C (23.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is oceanic, subtype truly oceanic. Xichang Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 17.3°C (63.1°F) on average falling to 4.9°C (40.8°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 25.8°C (78.5°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 12.8°C (55°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 27.3°C (81.1°F) and average low temperatures are 18.2°C (64.8°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22°C (71.5°F) during the day and lows of 12.8°C (55°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 973.8 mm (38.3 inches) which is equivalent to 973.8 Litres/m² (23.88 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Xichang you would pop up nearest to the climate station at San Juan Bautista, Robinson Crusoe Island, Juan Fernández Islands where you would find a Mediterranean climate.

Xichang Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 16 (62) 19 (67) 23 (74) 26 (80) 28 (82) 27 (80) 28 (82) 28 (82) 25 (77) 22 (72) 19 (66) 16 (61) 23 (74)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (49) 12 (54) 16 (61) 19 (66) 21 (70) 21 (70) 23 (73) 22 (72) 20 (67) 17 (62) 13 (55) 10 (49) 17 (62)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 4 (39) 6 (43) 10 (49) 13 (55) 16 (61) 18 (64) 19 (66) 18 (65) 16 (62) 13 (56) 9 (47) 5 (41) 12 (54)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 6 (0) 5 (0) 12 (0) 28 (1) 96 (4) 183 (7) 210 (8) 177 (7) 154 (6) 78 (3) 20 (1) 6 (0) 974 (38)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 34' 11h 09' 11h 56' 12h 47' 13h 30' 13h 51' 13h 42' 13h 05' 12h 16' 11h 25' 10h 43' 10h 23' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 42.1 51.4 62.3 73.9 82.2 85.5 82.4 74.2 62.8 51.3 42.1 38.7 62.4

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