August is one of the hottest months in most parts of China. Also, if you’re travelling to China in August, be aware that it is one of the busiest months for travel. Domestic travel also increases during August as most schools are closed for the summer.
The weather in August is similar to July but temperatures are slightly hotter in the cities. A lot of locals escape the heat by travelling to the countryside.
If you are in China during August, top China destinations for August include Tibet, Inner Mongolia and some of the south-western regions of China. The grassland areas of Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang, Gannan, Ningxia, Sichuan, Tibet and Qinghai are particularly beautiful places to visit in August.