Shaoshan enjoys a subtropical monsoon humid climate, with the annual average temperature of about 16.7℃. The annual extreme highest temperature reaches 39.5℃. The coldest temperatures fall in January, with the monthly average temperature of 4.4℃, and the highest temperatures fall in July, with the average temperature of 28.9℃. It boasts four distinct seasons and abundant rainfall throughout the year, with the annual average precipitation of 1,358 mm and the annual average sunshine duration of 1,717 hours. Rainy season lasts from mid-April to mid-July, mainly concentrating in spring and summer. Shaoshan is suitable for traveling all the year round, and the best time to visit Shaoshan is from March to October when you can appreciate spring blossoms or escape summer heat.