Heilongjiang Province, in Northeast China opposite Russia, has a continental monsoon climate, with frigid winter. The main features of the climate in Heilongjiang Province are: it is chill and dry in winter, hot and rainy in summer, and the weather is changeable during spring and autumn. The highest temperature even reaches 40 °C (103 °F) in Mohe County, and the lowest temperature is -52 °C (-61 °F) in Mohe County. However, in the coldest January, the average temperature is -23 °C (-9 °F); and that of the hottest July is about 20 °C (68 °F).
Spring lasts from March to May, with rare rain, strong wind and changeful temperature. Summer begins in June and ends in August, with rich rainfall (the rainfall in summer takes 60%–70% of the whole year). Autumn spreads from September to November, with rare rain, but the difference in temperature between day and night is very big, so travelers need to bring different kinds of clothes. Winter is from December to February in next year, with frigid and dry weather, gale, heavy snow and rare rain, almost the entire province will be covered with thick snow.
The best times to visit Heilongjiang Province are definitely in winter which will show you pictures of white snowy world in winter. Read the information about the Grand World of Ice and Snow and the International Ice and Snow Festival in Harbin.
Weather Forecasts for Major Cities in Heilongjiang
I updated this article on September 3, 2012
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