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Chongqing Climate & Temperature

  • Chongqing, China is at 2930'N, 10632'E, 261 m (856 ft). See map.
  • Chongqing 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 Chongqing is situated in or near the subtropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 18.7 degrees Celsius (65.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 21 °C (37.8°F). This indicates that the continentality type is continental, subtype subcontinental. Chongqing Climate Graph
  • In the winter time records indicate temperatures by day reach 11.7°C (53°F) on average falling to 6.7°C (44°F) overnight.
  • In spring time temperatures climb reaching 22.7°C (72.8°F) generally in the afternoon with overnight lows of 15.3°C (59.6°F).
  • During summer average high temperatures are 32.7°C (90.8°F) and average low temperatures are 23.7°C (74.6°F).
  • Come autumn/ fall temperatures decrease achieving average highs of 22°C (71.6°F) during the day and lows of 16.7°C (62°F) generally shortly after sunrise.
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1090 mm (42.9 inches) which is equivalent to 1090 Litres/m (26.74 Gallons/ft).
  • On average there are 1293 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 Chongqing you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Pachingo, Chile.

Chongqing Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 9 (48) 13 (55) 18 (64) 23 (73) 27 (81) 29 (84) 34 (93) 35 (95) 28 (82) 22 (72) 16 (61) 13 (55) 22 (72)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 8 (46) 10 (50) 14 (57) 19 (66) 23 (73) 25 (77) 29 (84) 29 (84) 24 (75) 19 (66) 14 (57) 10 (50) 19 (66)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 5 (41) 7 (45) 11 (52) 16 (61) 19 (66) 22 (72) 24 (75) 25 (77) 22 (72) 16 (61) 12 (54) 8 (46) 16 (60)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 17 (1) 21 (1) 38 (1) 97 (4) 146 (6) 182 (7) 142 (6) 120 (5) 148 (6) 109 (4) 49 (2) 21 (1) 1090 (43)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 7 (23) 8 (28) 10 (32) 12 (40) 14 (45) 15 (50) 10 (32) 9 (29) 13 (43) 16 (52) 11 (37) 8 (26) 133 (36)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 1h 32' 1h 58' 2h 36' 3h 42' 4h 29' 4h 16' 7h 07' 7h 09' 4h 06' 2h 01' 1h 34' 1h 44' 3h 32'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 27' 11h 05' 11h 56' 12h 50' 13h 36' 13h 58' 13h 48' 13h 09' 12h 17' 11h 23' 10h 37' 10h 15' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 15 (85) 18 (82) 22 (78) 29 (71) 33 (67) 31 (69) 52 (48) 55 (45) 34 (66) 18 (82) 15 (85) 17 (83) 30 (70)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (). 40.5 49.8 60.7 72.3 80.6 83.9 80.9 72.6 61.2 49.7 40.5 37.1 60.8

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