Datong is subjected to the temperate continental monsoon climate and has distinct four seasons. Winter in Datong usually lasts four months. Cold and windy, it has an average temperature of -12.8C to 6.3C (8.96 F~43.34F). Though the temperature rises in spring, it still remains brisk averaging about 6.5C~9.1C (43.7F~48.38F).
Snow or sandstorms are also frequent in spring whereas the weather becomes cool and humid in the summer. When autumn arrives, the sky is clear and the air is crisp. The best time to visit Datong is from April to September where the annual average temperature is 6.3C (43.34F) despite the sharp temperature swings from day to night. Clothing to protect against the cold weather is highly recommended. Moreover, since Datong is the main site of coal production in China, the air here is usually not much clean for it always flies coal ash.
Yungang & Mt. Hengshan Tourism Festival is held in July or August every year in Datong. During the festival, there are many activities related to Datong culture, such as the exhibition of the local handicrafts and products, opera, dance and a food festival.
Tourism Complaint: 0352-5022674
Tourism Enquiry: 0352-5102265; 0352-2020315
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China Mobile Service Tel: 10086
China Union Service Tel: 10010; 10011
China Telecom Service Tel: 10000
Foreign exchange is available in Bank of China, and here are some of its branches in Datong City:
Datong City Branch
Address: No.62, Yingbin Road (West), Datong City
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