Located in the northeast inland of China, the city has an obvious continental climate. It normally experiences late spring cold, mild summer, wet or dry fall, and long and cold winter. Temperature typically peaks in July and soars up to 33.4℃. January is the hottest month. From September to November is the best time to visit Tianshui. However, tourist can also consider a visit between July and August when the Fuxi Cultural and Tourism Festival is held.