The best time to visit Shanxi is during the period from May to October.
Located in Central China, Shanxi Province is classed as a continental climatic region. Shanxi has distinct four seasons. The features of weather in Shanxi are: chilly winter (December, January and February) with dry weather; windy spring (March, April and May) with large temperature between day and night; hot summer (June, July and August) with rainy weather; and mild autumn (September, October and November). If travelers visit Shanxi during spring, they need to bring with sunglasses and hats to protect themselves from blowing sand.
The period from June to August is the rainy period, and the rainfall during these months takes 60% annual rainfall in Shanxi Province.