Zhangjiakou has a monsoon-influenced, continental semi-arid climate.Conditions are much cooler than in Beijing due in part to the elevation. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from −8.3 °C (17.1 °F) in January to 23.7 °C (74.7 °F) in July, and the annual mean is 8.81 °C (47.9 °F).
Zhangjiakou has a hot, humid summer driven by the East Asian monsoon.
Autumn is dry and brief.
Zhangjiakou has a monsoon-influenced with a windy winter due to the Siberian anticyclone.