Jilin province is located in the middle latitude region of north hemisphere and the east of Eurasia Continent. It belongs to the furthermost northern temperate zone near semi-frigid zone. The east part lies close to the Japanese sea and Yellow sea, where is warm, humid and rainy, while under the influence of Siberian climate, lying on the Mongol Plateau, the west is dry with much sands blown by wind, there is less rain and four seasons are distinctive.
The province has an average annual temperature ranges from 3 to 5 degrees centigrade. The snowing period lasts 7 months from November to the next April, and it is the best time for ice and snow touring.