Introduction to Chengde Climate
With a diversity of climate types, the four seasons are distinct from each other in Chengde. The weather is cold in winter, dry in spring, rainy in summer and cool in autumn. The average annual temperature is about 9C (about 48F). Generally speaking, the best time to visit Chengde is between April and October; however, visitors can experience different outlooks in different seasons as the variety of clime.
Best times to visit the Mountain Resort
To pass the summer: June to October
To go on a spring outing: April to May
To appreciate the scenery of red autumnal leaves: late October to middle November
To enjoy a beautiful snowy scenery: late January to middle February