Xi’an Weather in September

What’s the Weather in Xi’an in September

Xi’an enters autumn in September when the weather becomes cool and breezy. Xi’an temperature in September will drop slightly, fluctuating between 16 °C (60.8 °F) and 26 °C (78.8 °F). It’s one of the wettest months of the year, having the average humidity of 76%. The refreshing climate undoubtedly makes September one of the best months to travel to Xi’an. The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival usually falls in September when you have a chance to appreciate the full moon and eat moon cakes.


What to Wear in Xi’an in September

T-shirts and dresses are enough for you to explore the ancient city. Long sleeves and jackets are recommended clothes to pack when visiting Xi’an in the evening or rainy days. September is still in the rainy season period in Xi’an, so some rain gear is necessary.


Where to Go in Xi’an in September

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September is the peak of tourism to Xi’an thanks to the pleasant climate.


Take part in the Lintong Pomegranate Festival. It’s commonly held in mid September every year in the same area as the Terracotta Army Museum for a week. During the festival, you can taste the pomegranates by picking it yourself after visiting the Terracotta Warriors.

Mt. Huashan
Mt Huashan


Cycle on Xian City Wall, Chinas largest and best preserved ancient city wall. Catch a bird’s-eye view of local ancient architectural complex, and enjoy the different scenery of the outer city and the inner city while riding a bicycle or taking a walk on the city wall.


Plan a day tour to Huashan Mountain. Famous for nearly vertical steps and narrow paths, Mt. Huashan offers you an opportunity to realize your adventure dream by conquering some of the toughest trails including Plank Walk and Hawk’s Turn.


Tips to Know for Traveling Xian in September

  1. Carry some energy-boosting snacks when climbing mountains, such as chocolate and dried beef.

If visiting popular attractions, you are advised to arrive as early as possible to avoid long queues.