Average Sunshine in China for August





The tables below give August averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at dozens of cities throughout China.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: North China, Northeast China, East China, South Central China, Southwest China and Northwest China.

The month's totals are averages of weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

North China

Total August sunshine
Place Province or Region Hours
Beijing Beijing 229
Hailar Inner Mongolia 273
Taiyuan Shanxi 229

Northeast China

Average amount of sun in August
Place Province or Region Hours
Qiqihar Heilongjiang 269
Shenyang Liaoning 224

East China

Average August sun
Place Province or Region Hours
Ganzhou Jiangxi 254
Nanchang Jiangxi 263
Qingdao Shandong 223
Shanghai Shanghai 243

South Central China

Number of sunny hours in August on average
Place Province or Region Hours
Guangzhou Guangdong 197
Haikou Hainan Island 226
Macau Macau 213
Nanning Guangxi 203
Shantou Guangdong 231
Zhengzhou Henan 215

Southwest China

Average total sunshine in August
Place Province or Region Hours
Chengdu Sichuan 163
Kunming Yunnan 161

Northwest China

Average August sun
Place Province or Region Hours
Altay Xinjiang 326
Jiuquan Gansu 284
Kashi Xinjiang 285
Lanzhou Gansu 247
Ruoqiang Xinjiang 305
Xi'an Shaanxi 223
Yinchuan Ningxia 273
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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