watertemperature.org logo2

Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Datong, China

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Datong...

Datong is a coastal city in China. The water temperature around Datong varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.3°C (59.6°F) in February up to 27.6°C (81.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Datong is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Datong?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Datong is approximately:
24°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Datong. A spot that might be worth checking out is Chunan, which is 170.2km (105.7miles) away from Datong. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Chunan and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Gongs, which is roughly 226.5km (140.7miles) away from Datong. Another fun surfspot is Gongs, located approximately 226.5km (140.7miles) from Datong.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Datong. A beach that might be worth checking out is South Bay, which is more than 180.1km (111.9miles) away from Datong. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Fulong Beach, approximately 238.8km (148.3miles) away from Datong.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Datong?

The water temperature around Datong is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Datong. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to approximately 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Datong?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Datong: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Datong...

Do you know what the Whiting Dome , Vesime in Italy, and the island Tiritiri Matangi in New Zealand have in common with Datong? Click on the links to find out...