Chifeng has a four-season, monsoon-influenced, continental steppe climate. Sunshine is abundant year-round, and the city receives 2,866 hours of bright sunshine annually, about 65% of the possible total.
The summer is hot and humid.Temperature in July is 23.6 °C (74.5 °F).
Nearly half of the year's rainfall occurs in July and August, and even then dry and sunny weather dominates in the city.
Winter is long, cold and windy. With monthly percent possible sunshine ranging from 55% in July to 71% in January and February, sunshine is abundant year-round, and the city receives 2,866 hours of bright sunshine annually, about 65% of the possible total.
This is the Mongolian grassland nearest to Beijing, where the fascinating Mongolian nomadic culture can be seen against a backdrop of beautiful natural landscapes. The grassland is located in Keshiketeng Banner, boasting one of the world's two remaining stands of Korean spruce wood, which is regarded as a 'living fossil'.
Arshihaty (Asihatu) Stone Forest
The stone forest is classified as a geo-park, where quaternary glacial relics have been carved by the wind and sand over millions of years. Like an ancient castle, the stone forest is set in the vast grassland backing onto spacious a birch forest.