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Datong sits at the top of Shanxi Province. Datong has a warm continental monsoon climate. Influenced by monsoon it experiences four distinct seasons (spring, summer, autumn, winter). Winter of Datong is long, cold and dry; summer is short, hot and rainy; spring and autumn in Datong is cool, but with big difference in temperature.In spring the temperature of Datong rises up quickly and average temperature is 6.5°C to 9.1°C. After suddenly getting warmer, it always turns cold again. That is the features of Datong weather in spring. Besides, in winter there is little rain and there is much gale. The spring of Datong often flies with

snow, but easy to thaw. Summer of Datong has temperate climate and average temperature is 19°C to 21.8°C. Rain fall of Datong is concentrated in summer which is 64.3% of the whole year. Summer of Datong is a season with a variety of color instead of spring. The average annual temperature is about 6.8 degrees Celsius, with sharp temperature difference between day and night. The temperatures considerably throughout the year, with a high of 38 degrees Celsius in the summer months of July and August, and a low of around -25 in January and February. Winter of Datong is long, cold and dry; summer is short, hot and rainy; spring and fall in Datong is cool. The hottest days are in July with average temperature of 38ºC while the coldest in January at -25ºC. It has 145 frost-free days with the annual rainfall averages 370 millimeters.

Details of Datong weather forecast, such as the average, maximum and minimum statistics of temperatures and rainfalls
MonthAverage High( F)Average High ( C)Average Low ( F)Average Low ( C)Rain(in)Rain(mm)

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Name:Datong Weather Reply

We are traveling with our University to Datong from 11th to 13th, Dec. What is the weather in Datong?

Name:Re: Datong Weather

It is cold in mid-Dec in Datong. The general temperature ranges from -1C- -13C. Heavy layers are necessary, like down dress, sweaters, etc. But it will be warm and comfortable inside room, as there heaters or air-conditioning in rooms in Datong.