Tianjin being a port city enjoys humid continental climate. Know more about the weather conditions in the city of Tianjin here.

Weather in Tianjin

Tianjin is located in the lower reaches of the Haihe River. The city also happens to be the largest man-made harbor of China. Being a port city, Tianjin enjoys a monsoon influenced humid continental climate. The city also witnesses a transit from continental climate to marine climate. Here the monsoon winds are high and at the same time sunshine adequate. Tianjin like most of the other Chinese regions has four seasons. It has hot and humid summers owing to the monsoons, pleasant and windy spring and autumn and dry, cold and snowy winters.

Summers in Tianjin are not burning hot but what, at times make them unbearable are the high levels of precipitation. The summer season sets in Tianjin from the month of May and lasts till August. The average high in the summer months in Tianjin is at 31oC. The month of July is the hottest month of the year in Tianjin. Monsoon also approaches Tianjin in the month of July and causes precipitation levels to rise further. The weather in the month of August, when the Olympic football preliminaries will be hosted in Tianjin is going to be hot and humid. The temperature in August rises to about 31oc and during night dips down at about 210c.

The winter season in Tianjin lasts from October to mid-March. The winter season tremendously brings down temperature and humidity levels in the city. January is the coldest month of the year with temperature dipping down below freezing point at -4oC. It is advisable to carry good amount of woolens to protect one, from the chilly winds that blow from the north because of the cold high pressure from Mongolia. Springs in Tianjin are pleasant but also experience occasional sandstorms that blow in from the Gobi desert and may last for several days.