Visit Beijing in July

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Plan your Beijing tours in July? July is the hottest month in Beijing in a year. Temperatures could rise to 40°C during daytime. With the high heat of July also comes humidity, making the heat more unbearable and uncomfortable overall.

July and August, the two months are in the rainy reason. Don’t forget to bring your umbrella as the rain often comes in thunderstorms. July and August are tourist peak season for domestic tourists.

Beijing is packed with both locals and foreigners mainly due to the school vacations in China.

So during the peak season of July in Beijing, you are advised to book your hotels and flights in advance.

Check below the historical climate date for July in Beijing and plan your Beijing tour!

Historical Climate Data for July  in Beijing
This past 50-year historical weather data is quite useful for you to plan your trip to Beijing well in advance.  You may use the data to decide what to wear on your coming trip to Beijing.

By the way you may also check our Beijing July Realtime Weather Photos   for more information on the Beijing weather in July.


Date Average High    Average Low    Precipitaion   Extreme High    Extreme Low
July 01 31℃ 20℃ 6mm 39℃(2000) 15℃(1966)
July 02 31℃ 21℃ 7mm 40℃(1952) 16℃(1969)
July 03 31℃ 21℃ 6mm 38℃(1952) 17℃(1976)
July 04 31℃ 21℃ 6mm 39℃(1972) 17℃(1979)
July 05 32℃           21℃ 5mm 39℃(2005) 16℃(1951)
July 06 31℃ 21℃ 6mm 38℃(2005) 17℃(1951)
July 07 31℃ 21℃ 9mm 35℃(1960) 18℃(1963)
July 08 31℃ 21℃ 6mm 36℃(1997) 17℃(1958)
July 09              31℃ 21℃ 7mm 38℃(1966) 18℃(1969)
July 10 31℃ 21℃ 4mm 37℃(1959) 17℃(1956)
July 11 31℃ 21℃            6mm 40℃(2001)     17℃(1976)
July 12 31℃ 22℃ 6mm 39℃(2000) 18℃(1951)
July 13 31℃ 21℃ 8mm             38℃(1997) 18℃(1969)
July 14 31℃ 22℃ 8mm 41℃(2002) 17℃(1965)
July 15 31℃ 22℃ 5mm 40℃(2002) 18℃(1969)
July 16 32℃ 22℃ 6mm 40℃(1972) 17℃(1969)
July 17 32℃ 23℃ 4mm 38℃(1972) 18℃(1969)
July 18 31℃ 22℃ 7mm 37℃(1992) 17℃(1995)
July 19 31℃ 22℃ 7mm 36℃(1992) 18℃(1995)
July 20 31℃ 22℃ 9mm 35℃(1963) 18℃(1957)
July 21 31℃ 23℃ 14mm 38℃(1955) 19℃(1957)
July 22 31℃ 23℃ 9mm 38℃(1955) 19℃(1987)
July 23 31℃ 22℃ 9mm 38℃(1999) 18℃(1993)
July 24 31℃ 23℃ 6mm 42℃(1999) 18℃(1995)
July 25 30℃ 22℃ 7mm 38℃(1999) 18℃(2006)
July 26 31℃ 22℃ 5mm 36℃(1999) 17℃(1975)
July 27 31℃ 22℃ 7mm 35℃(1999) 17℃(1989)
July 28 31℃ 23℃ 6mm 38℃(2003) 18℃(1991)
July 29 31℃ 23℃ 9mm 38℃(1999) 18℃(1991)
July 30 31℃ 23℃ 6mm 37℃(1965) 18℃(1954)
July 31 31℃ 22℃ 13mm 37℃(2000) 16℃(1954)

July Events, Holidays & Festivals

July is the hottest month in Beijing in a year. Temperatures could rise to 40°C during daytime. With the high heat of July also comes humidity, making the heat more unbearable and uncomfortable overall.

Annual Events and Festivals
1. The CCP’s Birthday ( July 1 )  7.1 建党
It is the day in memory of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party in 1921 in Shanghai. The special day is often celebrated by party members who are holding meetings or reading front page editorials from major government newspapers.

2. Memorial Day for Chinese People’s War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression 中国人民抗日战争纪念日
This special day falls on 7 July. On this day, various activities will be carried out to remind people of the need to remember history, cherish peace and create a better future.

3.  China National Maritime Day  中国航海日
This special day falls on 11 July.  China National Maritime Day is set to commemorate marked Zheng He’s first voyage on 11 July, 1405.  Zheng He, the Ming Dynasty (1368–1644) navigator went on seven voyages to show China’s might to the rest of the world, under the command of Yongle Emperor.

4. The seventh evening of the seventh moon  七夕
Time: The seventh evening of the seventh moon  of Chinese lunar calendar ( varies between July and August )
It is a Chinese festival that celebrates the annual meeting of the cowherd and weaver girl in Chinese mythology. This is an important festival for young girls,and sometimes called the Chinese Valentine’s Day. Various activities will be carried out, especially by merchants to attract young people to consume – shopping, drinking, dancing and more.

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Tip:  Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for guided tours to Beijing:

Beijing Highlight Day Tour from US$59 P/P

(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Mutianyu Great Wall)
Beijing Classic City Tour from US$65 P/P
(Tiananmen + Forbidden City + Temple of Heaven + Summer Palace)
Beijing Excursion Tour from US$59 P/P
(Mutianyu Great Wall + Ming Tomb)
Beijing Hutong Highlight Tour from US$59 P/P
( Hutong + Rickshaw)

Mutianyu Great Wall Half Day Tour from US$55 p/p
Hike from Jiankou to Mutianyu Great Wall Day Tour from US$69 p/p

Mutianyu Great Wall Layover Tour from US$65 p/p
Beijing Highlight Layover Tour from US$75 p/p

Further Readings

Top 10 Attractions in Beijing
How to Visit Forbidden City
How to Visit Temple of Heaven
How to Visit Summer Palace
How to Visit Ming Tombs
How to Visit the Great Wall of China
How to Visit Tiananmen Square
How to Visit Hutongs
How to Visit Olympic Sites

Top 10 Markets in Beijing
Top 10 Shopping Malls in Beijing
Beijing Shopping

Wangfujing Night Snack Street
Qianmen Commercial Street
Beijing Huguosi Street

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