Dongguan City is located in tropical monsoon climate zone, with long, hot summer and short, mild winter. Precipitation and sunshine are abundant. Rainfall from April to September takes up most of the annual precipitation. Heavy rain and typhoon strike from June to August. It is suggested to check the weather forecast and prepare raingears when traveling during this period.
The annual average temperature is 23 °C (73 °F). The coldest month is January, with average temperature at 10 °C (50 °F), and the hottest month is July, with average temperature at 30 °C (86 °F).
Autumn and winter (September to February) are the best seasons to visit. It is mostly sunny, and winter in Dongguan is mild, suitable for winter escape. Spring and summer are not very suitable for traveling in Dongguan, due to heavy rainfall and humidity, and possible strike of typhoon during summer.