Climate and Travel seasons of Hangzhou

Xihu (West Lake)
Hangzhou is located in northern Zhejiang province, eastern China, at the southern end of the Grand Canal of China, on the plain of the mid-lower reaches of the Yangtze River (Changjiang). The city centre is built around the eastern and northern sides of the West Lake, just north of the Qiantang River.
Spring in Xihu
Hangzhou has a mild climate, with four distinctive seasons. The average annual temperature in Hangzhou is 16.2 degrees Celsius. The summers are hot and humid, while winters are relatively cool and dry. In July, the hottest month, the average temperature is approximately 33.8 degrees Celsius; in January the average temperature is about 3.6 degree Celsius. Hangzhou receives an average annual rainfall of 1450 mm. In mid-summer, Hangzhou, along with other cities in Zhejiang province, suffer typhoon storms sometime. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for travelers, but summer and winter still is a choice too.