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Asia holiday weather

Asia Holiday Weather - Forbidden City Beijing

Browse our Asia holiday weather map to discover climate and tourist information for popular holiday destinations across Asia.

Asia map

Use the map above or the links at the bottom of the page to discover holiday weather across Asia's top destinations, including annual average weather forecasts and tourist information.

Asia weather climate

Asia is a vast continent covering almost 30% of the earth's land surface. As you might expect, across the 17 million square miles that make up Asia, there is great variation from the freezing climes of its polar north to hot, dry deserts in its centre and a hot and tropical south  highly influenced by Monsoons and What are tropical cyclones?.

Asia tourist information

Asia is the largest and most populated continent in the world and can be found in the northern and eastern hemispheres. With around 4.1 billion people living there, it is home to around 60% of the world's population.

Asia, similarly to the Americas, has great variances of climates from the wetter south eastern regions, warmer south west areas and the freezing temperatures of Siberia.

Asia_Taj MahalFestivals in Asia run all the way through the year. There is such a huge variety, with both cultural and religious festivals, many of which date back more than 100 years. You can find one of the most well known religious festivals in India in November. Diwali, known as the Festival of Lights, celebrates good triumphing over evil with the lighting of lanterns and candles and a spectacular firework display. You could also head to Harbin in China, for the Harbin International Ice Festival and admire the amazing ice sculptures and lit ice lanterns.

One of the most popular sports in Asia is cricket, and many countries boast first class test and one day sides. Other popular sports include football, basketball and baseball. Asia possesses some of the finest sporting arenas, including the Beijing National Stadium (also known as the birds nest) which was purpose built for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Admire the beautiful works of art in the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai, or if you are in India be sure to take a trip to the Sé Cathedral de Santa Catarina which is one of the largest churches in Asia.

The following pages offer climate and tourist information covering popular holiday destinations across Asia:

Last updated: May 19, 2016 3:44 PM