S hanxi is in the inland of the eastern coast of China, surrounded by mountains, thus getting little influence from sea breeze, and a strong continental climate is formed here. Meanwhile, the northern area is cold by the control of the Inner Mongolia winter cold air mass. The climate characteristics of Shanxi are long winter with cold and dry weather, short summer with hot weather and plentiful rainfall, windy and dusty spring with big temperature difference, and short and warm autumn.
L ocated in the middle temperate and warm temperate monsoon climate zone, Shanxi has a temperate continental climate. The annual average highest temperature in the whole province is 12°C to 20°C, and the annual average lowest temperature is -4°C to -7°C. The annual frost-free period is 4 to 7 months from north to south. The annual average precipitation in most parts is 400 mm to 650 mm. Best Tourist Season: May to October. It is interesting to travel in Shanxin during winter, for example, Mount Wutai, Hukou Waterfalls, etc.