Average Weather in Qingshi China
In Qingshi, the summers are hot, oppressive, wet, and mostly cloudy and the winters are very cold and mostly clear. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 34°F to 90°F and is rarely below 27°F or above 96°F.
Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Qingshi for warm-weather activities is from mid September to mid October.
The hot season lasts for 3.4 months, from June 2 to September 13, with an average daily high temperature above 81°F. The hottest day of the year is July 27, with an average high of 90°F and low of 79°F.
The cool season lasts for 3.0 months, from December 3 to March 4, with an average daily high temperature below 55°F. The coldest day of the year is January 19, with an average low of 34°F and high of 46°F.
Average High and Low Temperature
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature
Memphis, Tennessee, United States (7,622 miles away) and Belhaven, North Carolina, United States (7,826 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Qingshi (view comparison).
In Qingshi, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The clearer part of the year in Qingshi begins around September 2 and lasts for 6.3 months, ending around March 12. On December 12, the clearest day of the year, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 74% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 26% of the time.
The cloudier part of the year begins around March 12 and lasts for 5.7 months, ending around September 2. On July 4, the cloudiest day of the year, the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 72% of the time, and clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 28% of the time.
Cloud Cover Categories
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Qingshi varies significantly throughout the year.
The wetter season lasts 6.5 months, from February 20 to September 5, with a greater than 31% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 49% on July 4.
The drier season lasts 5.5 months, from September 5 to February 20. The smallest chance of a wet day is 13% on December 17.
Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 49% on July 4.
Daily Chance of Precipitation
To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Qingshi experiences extreme seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.
Rain falls throughout the year in Qingshi. The most rain falls during the 31 days centered around June 26, with an average total accumulation of 10.4 inches.
The least rain falls around December 23, with an average total accumulation of 1.1 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall
The sliding 31-day liquid-equivalent quantity of snowfall in Qingshi does not vary significantly over the course of the year, staying within 0.1 inches of 0.1 inches throughout.
Average Liquid-Equivalent Monthly Snowfall
The length of the day in Qingshi varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2020, the shortest day is December 21, with 10 hours, 11 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 6 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight
The earliest sunrise is at 5:14 AM on June 10, and the latest sunrise is 2 hours, 0 minutes later at 7:14 AM on January 11. The earliest sunset is at 5:16 PM on December 2, and the latest sunset is 2 hours, 7 minutes later at 7:23 PM on July 1.
Daylight saving time (DST) is not observed in Qingshi during 2020.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight
Qingshi experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.
The muggier period of the year lasts for 5.3 months, from April 29 to October 6, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 25% of the time. The muggiest day of the year is July 23, with muggy conditions 100% of the time.
The least muggy day of the year is January 14, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.
Humidity Comfort Levels
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Qingshi experiences mild seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The windier part of the year lasts for 3.8 months, from January 31 to May 23, with average wind speeds of more than 6.4 miles per hour. The windiest day of the year is March 9, with an average hourly wind speed of 7.2 miles per hour.
The calmer time of year lasts for 8.2 months, from May 23 to January 31. The calmest day of the year is August 13, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.6 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed
The predominant average hourly wind direction in Qingshi varies throughout the year.
The wind is most often from the south for 1.6 months, from June 17 to August 4, with a peak percentage of 51% on July 13. The wind is most often from the east for 10 months, from August 4 to June 17, with a peak percentage of 45% on January 1.
Best Time of Year to Visit
To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Qingshi throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.
The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Qingshi for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid September to mid October, with a peak score in the last week of September.
The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best times of year to visit Qingshi for hot-weather activities are from late May to mid June and from mid August to mid September, with a peak score in the first week of September.
For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.
Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.
Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.
Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.
Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.
The growing season in Qingshi typically lasts for 9.8 months (297 days), from around February 17 to around December 11, rarely starting before January 22 or after March 13, and rarely ending before November 21 or after January 1.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season
Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Qingshi should appear around March 9, only rarely appearing before February 22 or after March 27.
Growing Degree Days
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences some seasonal variation over the course of the year.
The brighter period of the year lasts for 2.3 months, from April 26 to July 4, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 5.3 kWh. The brightest day of the year is May 31, with an average of 5.8 kWh.
The darker period of the year lasts for 3.1 months, from November 6 to February 11, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.6 kWh. The darkest day of the year is December 22, with an average of 3.0 kWh.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Qingshi are 30.311 deg latitude, 115.692 deg longitude, and 230 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Qingshi contains very significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 909 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 234 feet. Within 10 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,960 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (6,142 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Qingshi is covered by cropland (50%) and trees (40%), within 10 miles by trees (64%) and cropland (33%), and within 50 miles by trees (41%) and cropland (37%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Qingshi, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Qingshi.
At a distance of 152 kilometers from Qingshi, further than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed insufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records. Consequently, the station records are blended with interpolated values from NASA's MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis , and both are corrected for elevation differences according to the International Standard Atmosphere .
The weight assigned to the MERRA-2 value depends on the distance from Qingshi to the nearest station, increasing from 0% at 150 kilometers to 100% at 200 kilometers. In this case, the MERRA-2 weight is 3%, making the weight assigned to the weather station 97%.
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .