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Beijing Weather in December
CityThe weather of December, the middle winter in Beijing, is dry and chilly, with an average temperature of -2°C (28°F). Cold wind freezes all the plants and flowers, so everywhere appears a bleak visage of winter. It may possibly snow, and the snow usually won't melt quickly due to the low temperature. Thus, December in Beijing a good time for those who love skiing and skating.
It is a low tourist month, so hotels and air companies usually provide favorable discounts.
Averages for Beijing Weather in December
Temperature: -2°C / 28°F
High Temperature: 4°C / 39°F
Low Temperature: -6°C / 21°F
Rainfall: 3 mm
Rainy Days:2 days
Sunrise: 07:16 ~ 07:36
Sunset: 16:50 ~ 16:59
Air Quality in December
Wear thermal underwear, a woolen sweater and a down coat to protect you from the chilly Beijing climate of December. Warm gloves, a scarf, hat and mask are indispensable. If visiting the Great Wall in suburban Beijing after a snowfall, you may have to wear additional layers to keep you warm. Prepare a pair of warm shoes or boots with a sturdy grip on the soles.
What to Wear in Beijing in December
Indoor tourist attractions, such as the museums and temples, are still without doubt good choices, considering the unpleasant weather conditions. Skiing and skating are in season activities, and popular ski resorts in Beijing include Shijinglong Ski Resort, Nanshan Ski Resort, Huaibei Ski Resort and Badaling Ski Resort.
Things to Do in Beijing in December
In addition, it is wonderful to soak in a hot spring after skiing. Well-known hot springs in Beijing are such as Jiuhua Shanzhuang, Wendu Shuicheng and Badaling Hotspring.
Tips on Hot Spring
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Use skin care to protect your skin from being hurt by the windy cold and dry weather. Drink enough water and eat plenty of fruit and vegetables to prevent excessive internal heat and maintain a good immune system. Be prepared by ensuring you carry enough medicine to help relieve cold and flu symptoms.
What is the Temperature in Beijing in December?
High/Low Temperatures of Beijing in December
Air Quality of Beijing in December
Historical Beijing Weather in December
|Dec||Temperature||Sunrise / Sunset||Humi- |
|1||4.1°C / 39.4°F||-4.4°C / 24.1°F||07:16 / 16:50||63|
|2||0.2°C / 32.4°F||-2.3°C / 27.9°F||07:17 / 16:50||90|
|3||5.2°C / 41.4°F||-5.9°C / 21.4°F||07:18 / 16:50||68|
|4||1.8°C / 35.2°F||-3.9°C / 25°F||07:19 / 16:50||85|
|5||0.7°C / 33.3°F||-2.7°C / 27.1°F||07:20 / 16:49||88|
|6||4.2°C / 39.6°F||0.5°C / 32.9°F||07:21 / 16:49||83|
|7||5.1°C / 41.2°F||0.2°C / 32.4°F||07:22 / 16:49||60|
|8||1°C / 33.8°F||-5.1°C / 22.8°F||07:23 / 16:49||26|
|9||1.6°C / 34.9°F||-5.3°C / 22.5°F||07:24 / 16:49||27|
|10||4.9°C / 40.8°F||-5.5°C / 22.1°F||07:25 / 16:49||30|
|11||10.2°C / 50.4°F||-4.4°C / 24.1°F||07:26 / 16:49||50|
|12||7.6°C / 45.7°F||-1.9°C / 28.6°F||07:26 / 16:50||47|
|13||2.8°C / 37°F||-0.7°C / 30.7°F||07:27 / 16:50||79|
|14||3.8°C / 38.8°F||-3.9°C / 25°F||07:28 / 16:50||25|
|15||0.8°C / 33.4°F||-5.6°C / 21.9°F||07:29 / 16:50||20|
|16||-0.5°C / 31.1°F||-7.9°C / 17.8°F||07:29 / 16:50||21|
|17||2°C / 35.6°F||-10.2°C / 13.6°F||07:30 / 16:51||40|
|18||3.8°C / 38.8°F||-6.9°C / 19.6°F||07:31 / 16:51||28|
|19||3.6°C / 38.5°F||-5.4°C / 22.3°F||07:31 / 16:51||25|
|20||4.2°C / 39.6°F||-6.5°C / 20.3°F||07:32 / 16:52||35|
|21||3.6°C / 38.5°F||-4.4°C / 24.1°F||07:32 / 16:52||17|
|22||3.6°C / 38.5°F||-4.1°C / 24.6°F||07:33 / 16:53||22|
|23||5.1°C / 41.2°F||-7.6°C / 18.3°F||07:33 / 16:53||33|
|24||4.3°C / 39.7°F||-2.6°C / 27.3°F||07:34 / 16:54||27|
|25||4.8°C / 40.6°F||-5.5°C / 22.1°F||07:34 / 16:54||36|
|26||2°C / 35.6°F||-7°C / 19.4°F||07:35 / 16:55||52|
|27||2.3°C / 36.1°F||-5.3°C / 22.5°F||07:35 / 16:56||58|
|28||5.6°C / 42.1°F||-6.2°C / 20.8°F||07:35 / 16:56||57|
|29||-0.8°C / 30.6°F||-4.9°C / 23.2°F||07:36 / 16:57||55|
|30||-1.3°C / 29.7°F||-3.9°C / 25°F||07:36 / 16:58||66|
|31||4.8°C / 40.6°F||-6.5°C / 20.3°F||07:36 / 16:59||59|
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- Last updated on Nov. 12, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing Weather in December
Asked by Moni from CHINA | Nov. 10, 2020 20:36Reply
December snow in Beijing
My family and I would like to travel to Beijing in December 2020, we come from a warm country and never have seen snow. Do you know when is it predicted to be snowing in Beijing this year?
Answered by Samantha | Nov. 12, 2020 17:39
Based on the previous weather statistics, there would have several snowy days in late December and January. In order to be sure, you are suggested to pay attention to the weather forecast in advance.
Asked by Santos from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 17, 2020 21:02Reply
What warmer clothes to wear at the Great Wall in winter
What clothes should I wear at the Great Wall if it’s snowing, is the toboggan ride open in winter.
Answered by Emma from DENMARK | Apr. 19, 2020 20:41
You should prepare down coats, padded overcoats, wool sweaters, padded trousers and snow boots, which can help a lot fight against the coldness. :)
Asked by Mangala lndia. from INDIA | Dec. 15, 2019 00:48Reply
Hi .Iam going to Beijing on Jan 3to 7.how is the weather.wt precautions to take.? Pls let me know.
Answered by Ian from MALAYSIA | Dec. 17, 2019 18:53
The temperature could be -5C-5C according to historical weather. You can bring mask in case there is haze weather.
Asked by kyawt k thwe from JAPAN | Nov. 25, 2019 18:38Reply
hello im going to beijing this december on 20 to 23
im worry about air pollution.
Answered by Lisa from THAILAND | Nov. 27, 2019 19:44
Based on the previous weather statistics, there would have some air pollution. Thus you are suggested to bring a mask.
Asked by Tarits from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 13, 2019 02:04Reply
Hi. We will visit Beijing on Dec. 24 to 25 2019.
Is the ground of Great Wall of China covered with snow? Thank you.
Answered by Ada from USA | Sep. 16, 2019 18:55
Sorry, it is hard to predict whether there will be snow weather during that time. According to the previous statistics, the temperature will be -5-5C in December.
Answered by Tarits from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 19, 2019 05:49
Thank you for the info.