It belongs to the continental monsoon climate. The cold air from the plateaus is blocked by Changbai Mountain in the west, while the pacific warm air comes in from the Yellow Sea in the south. Because of these influences, Dandong City has four distinct seasons with plentiful sunshine and high rainfall. It is one of the warmest areas with the highest rainfall in northeast China. The mean annual average temperature is 6.8 to 8.7 °C, and the annual average precipitation is 881.3-1087.5mm.
The best time for tourism is between April and October, although you will find it interesting to visit all year round. It is a place where you can appreciate flowers in the spring, travel by sea in the summer, enjoy the scenery in the autumn and play with snow in the winter.