Summer is perfect in July, and the temperature hits the highest of the year at 24 °C (75.2 °F). The lowest average temperature for July is 12 °C (53.6 °F). It is very hot during the day but the sun is not that strong. It is sunny most of the time, the breeze also blows, and it rains occasionally. Wearing T-shirts or dresses may be great choices this month.
Students' summer holidays often last from the beginning of July to early August. Train tickets may be difficult to buy, as they are usually booked several days in advance by students taking trains home.
July falls during the peak travel season. The city and tourist attractions are usually overcrowded. Prices for hotel rooms and flights may be higher than normal. Planning to visit Xining in July? See China Highlights' tours of Xining for more information.