Weather of Wuhan
Wuhan has a sub-tropical monsoonal climate, with distinct contrast between the eastern plain and the western mountain area. It has a mean annual temperature of 15ºC-17ºC and sticky weather in the height of summer.
In summer, with its absolute maximum temperature exceeding 40℃, Wuhan is one of the hottest places in China. Known as one of "Three Furnaces" (along with Chongqing and Nanjing), Wuhan is unbearably hot during the summer. The surrounding mountains seem to trap the heat. It is pleasant to visit the city in other seasons.
The monsoon concentrates in summer time. The annual average rainfall is 1000-1100mm. There is plenty of night rain in summer in Wuhan.