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How is the weather in Beijing?

 Beijing's climate is defined as "continental monsoon" so the four seasons are distinctly recognizable, with a semi-humid climate featuring short springs and autumns, long summers and winters. The average temperature throughout the year is between 10 and 12 degrees Celsius. The coldest month is January with temperatures averaging between -7 and 4 degrees Celsius, and the hottest month is July, with an average temperature between 25 and 26 degrees. The lowest recorded temperature is -27.4 degrees, while the all-time high exceeded 42 degrees. The frost-free season lasts 180 to 200 days. Annual rainfall is over 60 cm, of which 75 percent falls in the stormy July and August.