Shenyang belongs to the temperate zone and is greatly influenced by monsoons all the year round. The lowest temperature is -28.5C and the highest is 36.1C. July is the hottest month of the year with an average temperature of 24.7C. It is much cooler than almost all the cities in southern China. January is the month with the lowest temperature of the year and has an average of temperature of about -11C. The seasons of spring and summer are decorated with green plants; autumn is short but is so sunny nearly everyday; winter is like a pretty girl with long and beautiful white skirt. Late summer, middle autumn and late winter are all good times to travel in Shenyang. Winter is an especially good time to visit because the Ice & Snow Festival is held then and is very entertaining and enjoyable.
If you come to Shenyang in spring or autumn, some light clothes are enough, such as knitted sweater, jackets. However, if you travel to Shenyang in winter, you must take heavy clothes to protect against the cold.