Average Precipitation for China in March





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during March at cities in China. Each place has a total for how many days of wet weather it usually gets this month and for the normal amount of precipitation.

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 calculation of days only includes the days when precipitation totalled at least one millimetre (0.04 inches). The month's total precipitation is an average of long-term historical weather data.

North China

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
2 Beijing Beijing 0.4 9
1 Hailar Inner Mongolia 0.2 4
Hohhot Inner Mongolia 0.4 9
Shijia­zhuang Hebei 0.5 12
3 Taiyuan Shanxi 0.4 11
3 Tianjin Tianjin 0.4 9

Northeast China

March averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
Chang­chun Jilin  0.4 11
Dalian Liaoning 0.5 13
Harbin Heilong­jiang 0.4 10
1 Qiqihar Heilong­jiang 0.2 5
3 Shenyang Liaoning 0.6 16

East China

Average amount of rain and snow in March
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
Fuzhou Fujian 5.2 131
14 Gan­zhou Jiangxi 6.3 161
Hang­zhou Zhejiang 4.5 115
Hefei Anhui 2.7 68
Jinan Shan­dong 0.6 15
14 Nan­chang Jiangxi 5.9 151
11 Nanjing Jiangsu 2.7 69
Ningbo Zhejiang  4.1 104
3 Qingdao Shan­dong 0.8 21
9 Shang­hai Shang­hai 3.2 81
Taipei Taiwan 8.3 212
Xiamen Fujian 3.9 99

South Central China

Precipitation totals for March
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
Chang­sha Hunan 5.5 139
10 Guang­zhou Guang­dong 3.4 85
Guilin Guangxi 5.1 129
6 Haikou Hainan Island 2.0 51
6 Hong Kong Hong Kong 2.6 67
12 Macau Macau 3.1 78
8 Nanning Guangxi 2.0 50
7 Shantou Guang­dong 3.2 82
13 Wuhan Hubei 3.6 92
4 Zheng­zhou Henan 1.0 25

Southwest China

Total precipitation during March
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
6 Chengdu Sichuan 0.8 21
11 Chong­qing Chong­qing 1.5 37
Guiyang Guizhou 1.3 32
3 Kunming Yunnan 0.6 16

Northwest China

Average monthly precipitation in March
Days Place Prov­ince or Region Inchesmm
2 Altay Xinjiang 0.3 9
1 Jiuquan Gansu 0.2 4
1 Kashi Xinjiang 0.2 6
2 Lanzhou Gansu 0.4 9
0 Ruoqi­ang Xinjiang 0.0 1
Urumqi Xinjiang 0.7 18
4 Xi'an Shaanxi 1.0 26
Xining Quinghai 0.2 6
1 Yin­chuan Ningxia 0.2 6
References

China Meteorological Administration and World Meteorological Organization. World Weather Information Service.

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

China Precipitation
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