Chongqing Weather in December

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The weather of Chongqing is not very cold in December with an average temperature of 8°C ~ 12°C (46°F ~ 54°F) and the days with temperature below zero are rare. The temperature difference between day and night is not big. Even though the average precipitation drops to 25mm, the average humidity is as high as 85%, so the air is humid.

Chongqing enters winter in this month, besides the changing weather with little frost and snow, the air is lightly polluted and the visibility is relatively poor owing to a lot of fog and mist. Relatively speaking, Chongqing is warm in winter.

Averages for Chongqing Weather in December

Temperature: 9°C / 48°F
High Temperature: 12°C / 54°F
Low Temperature: 8°C / 46°F
Humidity: 85%
Rainfall: 25 mm
Rainy Days: 10 days
Sunrise: 07:31 ~ 07:49
Sunset: 17:55 ~ 18:05
Air Quality in December
Average AQI:92
Chongqing Air Quality in December

What to Wear in Chongqing in December

There is no heating system in Chongqing, so you need to keep warm. A thin sweater or a thick hoody is enough if you are staying indoors. If going outside at night, you have to add a woolen coat or a thin down jacket, and you can wear a thin scarf if necessary.
Chongqing Clothes in December December Wear in Chongqing

Things to Do in Chongqing in December

The daytime temperature of Chongqing is not very low in December, so outdoor activities are OK. Experiencing the culture of ancient towns in Chongqing is a good option.

Gongtan Ancient Town, located in the intersection of Wujiang River and Apeng River, has a history of more than 1,700 years. Old slate-paved streets and unique stilted buildings are testimonies of its history. There you can see the well-preserved and sizeable architectural complex of Ming and Qing dynasties (1368 - 1911). Also you can board a cruise ship to appreciate the beauty of Wujiang Baili Gallery.

Laitan Ancient Town is one of the ten most famous ancient towns in China. The main scenic spots are the barbican entrance, the Wenchang Palace and the Shuanglong Lake; moreover, ancient temples and cliffside carvings deserve a look.
 
Gongtan Ancient TownGongtan Ancient Town
Huayan TempleHuayan Temple

Top 10 Things to Do in Chongqing 

Other Tips

Climate in Chongqing is humid and cold in December and laundry can’t dry quickly, so you need to take extra clothes. The temperature difference between day and night is big after raining and you’d better take some thick clothes. You can wear a mask during outdoor activities to avoid discomfort caused by fog and mist. If you will stay in Chongqing for a long time, you can apply for a transportation card, which will be convenient for your journey.

What is the temperature in Chongqing in December?

High/Low Temperatures of Chongqing in December
Temperatures Graph of Chongqing in December
Air Quality of Chongqing in December
Chongqing AQI Graph in December

Historical Chongqing Weather in December


 
Dec  Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High Low 
1 13.3°C / 55.9°F 9.4°C / 48.9°F 07:31 / 17:55 64
2 13.1°C / 55.6°F 9.2 °C / 48.6°F 07:32 / 17:55 61
3 12.9°C / 55.2°F 9.1°C / 48.4°F 07:33 / 17:55 57
4 12.7°C / 54.9°F 8.9°C / 48°F 07:34 / 17:55 61
5 12.6°C / 54.7°F 8.8°C / 47.8°F 07:35 / 17:55 61
6 12.4°C / 54.3°F 8.6°C / 47.5°F 07:35 / 17:55 56
7 12.3°C / 54.1°F 8.5°C / 47.3°F 07:36 / 17:55 67
8 12.1°C / 53.8°F 8.4°C / 47.1°F 07:37 / 17:55 66
9 12°C / 53.6°F 8.2°C / 46.8°F 07:37 / 17:55 68
10 11.9 °C / 53.4°F 8.1 °C / 46.6°F 07:38 / 17:56 71
11 11.8 °C / 53.2°F 8°C / 46.4°F 07:39 / 17:56 60
12 11.7 °C / 53°F 7.9 °C / 46.2°F 07:39 / 17:56 86
13 11.6°C / 52.9°F 7.8°C / 46°F 07:40 / 17:56 71
14 11.5°C / 52.7°F 7.7 °C / 45.9°F 07:41 / 17:57 81
15 11.4 °C / 52.5°F 7.6 °C / 45.7°F 07:41 / 17:57 79
16 11.3 °C / 52.3°F 7.5°C / 45.5°F 07:42 / 17:57 59
17 11.2 °C / 52.2°F 7.4 °C / 45.3°F 07:43 / 17:58 53
18 11.1 °C / 52°F 7.3°C / 45.1°F 07:43 / 17:58 61
19 11 °C / 51.8°F 7.2 °C / 45°F 07:44 / 17:59 61
20 11 °C / 51.8°F 7.1°C / 44.8°F 07:44 / 17:59 69
21 10.9 °C / 51.6°F 7.1 °C / 44.8°F 07:45 / 17:59 79
22 10.8°C / 51.4°F 7°C / 44.6°F 07:45 / 18:00 71
23 10.7 °C / 51.3°F 6.9 °C / 44.4°F 07:46 / 18:00 77
24 10.7 °C / 51.3°F 6.9 °C / 44.4°F 07:46 / 18:01 76
25 10.6°C / 51.1°F 6.8 °C / 44.2°F 07:47 / 18:02 80
26 10.5°C / 50.9°F 6.7°C / 44°F 07:47 / 18:02 64
27 10.5°C / 50.9°F 6.7°C / 44°F 07:47 / 18:03 57
28 10.4°C / 50.7°F 6.6°C / 43.9°F 07:48 / 18:03 63
29 10.3°C / 50.5°F 6.6°C / 43.9°F 07:48 / 18:04 61
30 10.3°C / 50.5°F 6.5°C / 43.7°F 07:48 / 18:05 58
31 10.2°C / 50.4°F 6.5°C / 43.7°F 07:49 / 18:05 66
- Last modified on Aug. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Chongqing Weather in December
Asked by LF Hor from MALAYSIA | Jun. 03, 2019 00:22Reply
Visiting the Yellow River 3 Gorges Dam
Is it safe to visit in December? Will there be strong winds to make the waters turbulent?
Answers (1)
Answered by Elbert from JAPAN | Jun. 03, 2019 23:23
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It is safe enough. However, as it will be very windy and cold, you need to wear enough warm clothes to travel in winter.
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