When is the best time to visit Qingdao?

Plan your Qingdao Tour? Located in the Shandong province, Qingdao is surrounded by the Yellow Sea on the east and south,  and the mainland to the west and north. Qingdao enjoys pleasant weather throughout the year.

As the summer resort of China, Qingdao enjoys warm temperate zone monsoon climate.



The best time to visit Qingdao is in the months of March to November. The weather is extremely pleasant during this time of the year. If not putting the weather into a consideration, then there is no good or bad time to tour Qingdao as different time has different sceneries in Qingdao.

So when to visit Hangzhou all depends on your budget, tolerance for large crowds, your personal interests and, another time of year may suit you better. Check out below to have some information on each season:

Qingdao in Spring (March – May )
Springs in Qingdao sets in a little late than other cities of China. Qingdao has a long spring period with less rain and cool weather. Temperature and humidity are rising, accompanied by fog and drizzle fairly common.

Qingdao in Summer ( June – August )
Summer is the rainy season in Qingdao. Unlike other cities of China, summer in Qingdao is not that hot. The highest temperature in the summer months is merely 25℃.

August is the hottest month in Qingdao. Summer is the best time for sailing, swimming and sunbathing. Moreover, it is also a good season to taste the delicious seafoods.

The Qingdao International Beer Festival is held every year in this season. The sun is strong during the summer, so you’d better bring your sun block.

Qingdao in Autumn ( September – November )
The autumn season in Qingdao is perhaps the best season of the year, as the entire city glows from fresh rains and the scenery in the city becomes all the more beautiful.

The sky is bright and clear. Your eyes are filled with the most beautiful view of the natural world.

Qingdao in Winter ( December to February )
Winters in the port city of Qingdao are relatively cold, windy and snowy. Temperatures on an average hover around freezing -1.3℃. January happens to be the coldest month in Qingdao.

All the mountains, trees, roads are covered by snow. Qingdao turns into a pure white world.

Tip:  Hassle-free Qingdao 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 Qingdao guided

Qingdao Cruise Port Day Tour from US$ 65 p/p
Qingdao Highlight Day Tour from US$ 105 p/p

Further Readings

Best Time to Visit Qingdao
Top 10 Attractions in Qingdao
Qingdao Taxi

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3 thoughts on “When is the best time to visit Qingdao?

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  2. 1. When is the best time to go?
    2. How many days is enough to cover most
    Of the places.
    3. We plan to go during Early June. Can u
    Propose the iternary and the costing.
    We have 10-12 paxs.
    Hotel we want 4-5 star. The transportation
    We want to have the picture of the vehicle.
    4. Breakfast include and lunch and dinner on
    Own. Bring us to we’ll know food.
    5. Others …
    Please reply as soon as possible. In Chinese
    And English iternerary. Thanks

  3. Dear Linda Yeow,

    Thanks for your inquiry! One of our trip advisors will contact you on Monday for the details. Much appreciated!

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