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Dongguan Weather and Climate

Dongguan is located in south-central Guangdong, east of the Pearl River Delta. The city of Dongguan falls in the subtropical monsoon region, experiencing a long summer each year. It has no winter and the daily temperature difference is small. Subject to a semi-tropical monsoon climate, the weather of Dongguan is hot with plenty of rainfall all year round.

From 1996 to 2000, the temperature averaged at 23.1 centigrade degree. January is the coldest and July the hottest. It is always rainy during April-to-September period, reaching an average precipitation of 1,819.9 millimeters from 1996 to 2000. Rainstorms and typhoons often occur from June to October. However, a series of local festivals are during this period, attracting lots of visitors. Travelers should check local weather forecasts prior to attending events. Otherwise, cooler, drier autumn is the best time to visit Dongguan.

Best Time to Visit Dongguan
Autumn and winter (September to February) are the best seasons to visit. Spring and summer are not very suitable for traveling in Dongguan, due to heavy rainfall and humidity, and possible strike of typhoon during summer.It is mostly sunny, and winter in Dongguan is mild, suitable for winter escape.

Temperature, humidity and rainfall drop by October, November or December of year and it is pleasant enough to walk around without breaking into a sweat. March and April also see pleasant weather, but this is the peak season when hotel prices go up.

January and February are also good times to visit although night-time temperatures can drop significantly. If you are not into big crowds, Chinese New Year could upset your travel plans.

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