Visit Beijing in June

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Plan your Beijing tours in June? In recent years the weather in May has felt like summer, but the high summer season doesn’t start until June. July is the hottest month in Beijing. So June is a transit month between the early summer (later May ) to the hottest summer (late July).

The average high temperature for June in Beijing is around highest 30℃ and lowest 17℃. A short T-shirt is all right for the day, but sometime you have to bring long-sleeve clothing for cool nights.

Beijing in June is a tourist shoulder season, not so many tourists going around the city of Beijing, following the just passed tourist high season in May, and walking close to the hottest month July.

Foreign travelers are welcomed to visit Beijing in June and avoid the possible the summer vacation time in July and August.  Please check the following Historical Climate Data for June in Beijing and prepare for your Beijing Trip.

Historical Climate Data for June  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 June Realtime Weather Photos   for more information on the Beijing weather in June.


Date       Average High    Average Low    Precipitation    Extreme High    Extreme Low
June 01                       29℃ 17℃             1mm              37℃(2001) 11℃(1973)
June 02 29℃ 17℃ 2mm 39℃(1986)        11℃(1978)
June 03 29℃ 16℃ 2mm 37℃(1982) 11℃(1965)
June 04 29℃ 17℃ 2mm 35℃(1971) 10℃(1997)
June 05 30℃ 17℃ 4mm 40℃(1968) 10℃(1969)
June 06 30℃ 18℃ 2mm 38℃(1981) 11℃(1987)
June 07 29℃ 18℃ 2mm 37℃(2002) 11℃(1987)
June 08 30℃ 18℃ 4mm 36℃(1986) 13℃(1967)
June 09 30℃ 17℃ 3mm 37℃(1972) 11℃(1967)
June 10 30℃ 17℃ 3mm 41℃(1961) 11℃(1974)
June 11  30℃ 18℃ 1mm 39℃(2004) 12℃(1957)
June 12 31℃ 18℃ 1mm 38℃(1988) 14℃(1969)
June 13 31℃ 19℃ 2mm 39℃(2000) 13℃(1976)
June 14 31℃ 18℃ 3mm 38℃(1988) 13℃(1961)
June 15 31℃ 19℃ 2mm 36℃(2000) 14℃(1965)
June 16 31℃ 19℃ 3mm 37℃(1962) 15℃(1958)
June 17 31℃ 19℃ 4mm 36℃(1958) 15℃(1976)
June 18 30℃              19℃ 3mm 37℃(2006) 12℃(1974)
June 19 30℃ 19℃ 4mm 38℃(1975) 14℃(1970)
June 20 31℃ 19℃ 2mm 38℃(1952) 14℃(1970)
June 21 31℃ 20℃ 2mm 39℃(2005) 13℃(1982)
June 22 31℃ 20℃ 4mm 38℃(1951) 14℃(1974)
June 23 31℃ 20℃ 4mm 39℃(1963) 14℃(1974)
June 24 31℃ 20℃ 4mm 38℃(1965) 17℃(1970)
June 25 31℃ 20℃ 3mm 38℃(1999) 14℃(1991)
June 26 31℃ 20℃ 4mm 37℃(1999) 17℃(1969)
June 27 31℃ 21℃ 7mm 37℃(1951) 16℃(1983)
June 28 31℃ 21℃ 4mm 39℃(1972) 17℃(1968)
June 29 31℃ 21℃ 6mm 37℃(1965) 17℃(1966)
June 30 30℃ 21℃ 6mm 38℃(2000) 17℃(2004)

June Events, Holidays & Festivals

The weather in May has felt like summer, but the high summer season doesn’t tart until June. July is the hottest month in Beijing. So June is a transit month between the early summer (later May ) to the hottest summer (late July).

Public Holiday
Duan Wu (Dragon Boat) Festival 端午节
Time: Varies between May – June
Also called the Dragon Boat Festival, a lunar holiday, occurring on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month. It is in memory of a great patriot poet named Qu Yuan of the then State of Chu during the Warring States period (475-221 B.C, who drowned himself to protest his emperor who gave in to the bully State of Chin.

For fear that fish may eat his body, people of Chu launched their boats and started throwing rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves into the river where he was drowned to feed the fish. Now in some places, the big event of dragon boat contest will be held to commemorate the special day. People today still have the bamboo-leave rice dumplings on the occasion today.

People have one paid day off for the holiday.

Annual Events and Festivals
1. Children’s Day 六一儿童节
June 01 is a big day all the kids all over the country. Almost all entertainment places such as cinemas, parks and children museums and palaces are open free to them or with discounted prices. It is also the right time for people to show their concern over the problems arising from the kids.

2. National Eye-care Day 全国爱眼日
China’s national eye-care day falls on June 6.  Understanding the serious situation about blindness in the country and the gravity of raising public awareness on eye health issues, the Chinese Ministry of Health, along with 12 other Ministries, officially declared 6 June as “National Eye Day” in 1996.  Each year a unique theme will be carried out to celebrate the special day to educate people to care their eyes.

3. The Chinese Population Day 中国人口日
The special day falls on 11 June annually.

4. China Children Charity Day 中国儿童慈善活动日
This special day falls on June 22. It is reported that since 2002, China Children’s Foundation has launched a series of large-scale public welfare activities to celebrate  “China Children Charity Day”.  China Children Charity Day is getting popular and has become a base for Chinese children and a mature public platform for the development of philanthropy in China.

5. China National Land Day 全国土地日
This special day falls on June 25.   China National Land  was inaugurated  June 25, 1991. Since then each June 25, National Land Day will be celebrated aimed at protecting the land resources. Each year a theme is chosen to promote the protection of the land in China. China has some 130 million hectares of arable land. Available farmland in China decreases every year as more land is taken for development.

6. Beijing International Tourism Expo 北京国际旅游博览会
Time: late June
Asia’s leading annual travel and tourism event – Beijing International Tourism Expo (BITE). Beijing International Tourism Expo is one of the fastest growing in the industry, attaining a quality ranking in Asia, and becoming an important and influential platform for tourism networking and business transactions.

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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

Any questions, just drop a line.

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3 Responses to “Visit Beijing in June”

  1. Joyce says:

    l heard nowaday temp in June can be as high as 43 degree,is it true?

  2. admin says:

    Hello Joyce,

    Not true, but sometimes, the Beijing in June could be very hot.

  3. Lara says:

    Is it true that june is the rainy season and there is a lot of flooding?? We had wanted to travel in early June.

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