Benxi has a monsoon-influenced humid continental climate. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −11.5 °C (11.3 °F) in January to 24.0 °C (75.2 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 7.83 °C (46.1 °F). With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 38% in July to 63% in February, the city receives 2,325 hours of bright sunshine annually.
Summer is hot and humid due to the East Asian monsoon.
Nearly half of the annual rainfall occurs in July and August alone.
Winter is long, cold, windy but dry due to the Siberian anticyclone.