- Snow-covered Xian City Wall
Xian, located in a warm temperate zone, has a semi-humid continental monsoon climate. In summer, it is very hot and rains a lot, while in winter, it is quite cold and rainless. In autumn and spring, successive rains could be expected. The climate here is quite temperate, with an average annual temperature of 13.3 °C (55.9 °F). The average temperature is around -0.9 °C (33.6 °F) in January and 26.3 °C (79.3 °F) in July. But the temperature varies greatly from year to year. Spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) are the golden seasons for a visit to Xian.