Zhengzhou has four distinct seasons with abundant sunshine. The annual average temperature is 14.3 °C. the highest temperature reaches 43 °C in July. And the rain season is the period from July to September. The coldest season is January and the lowest temperature downs to -17 °C.
The best time to go: Autumn. It is the best time to climb Mount Songshan when waterfalls, streams and forests are in their best season. Summer is rainy, while spring and autumn are too dry. From late August to October, some interesting activities will be held at Zhengzhou, such as the International Shaolin Kung Fu Festival, and some big trade fairs.