Climate and Weather
The climate in Jiayuguan is both temperate and dry, distinguished by large temperature discrepancies between one season and the next. The annual temperature here is 6℃, while the precipitation averages 80mm. The coldest month is January and the hottest is July. Generally speaking, the optimum time to pay the fort a visit is from May to early October.
Climatic Features: warm variable zone, aridity climate with the frost-free period of 160 days
Average Temperature: January with temperature as low as -21℃, August with temperature as high as 34℃; Sandstorm - March to May; Strong Wind - November and December; annually with the highest of 38.7℃and lowest of 0℃, annual and daily difference in temperature great.
Rainfall: annual precipitation 100 mm, with rainfall concentrated in summer
Other Odds and Ends
Phone Dialing Code: 0937
Weather Forecast: 121
Consumers' Complaint: 12315