Tianshui city has a temperate continental climate. It is kind of humid, has well-marked seasons, and mild summers and winters. It has splendid landscape, and a nickname: "South of the Yangtze River." The annual average temperature is 11.5 ℃. The hottest temperature is 33.4 ℃ in July, and the coldest month is January. Tianshui receives an average annual rainfall of about 574 mm. The best season for travel in Tianshui is from September to November every year.