Chongqing Weather in January

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Chongqing weather in January is clammy with an average temperature from 6°C to 11°C (43°F-52°F). The city tends to be cloudy with dense fog in most cases and sunlight is rarely seen in winter, which leads to the quite low invisibility during this period. Sometimes, it rains with breeze, reflecting the typical feature, that is, humid and cold. Generally speaking, the climate in Chongqing is not very pleasant and the city center hardly ever has snow while mountains in the vicinity may be covered with snow in January. The temperature doesn't vary a lot between daytime and night.

The Chinese New Year usually comes around late January, which is celebrated over the country including Chongqing. During that period, the whole city is decorated with colorful ornaments, which make it prosperous and radiant with jubilation.
 

Averages for Chongqing Weather in January

Temperature: 8°C / 46°F
High Temperature: 11°C / 52°F
Low Temperature: 6°C / 43°F
Humidity: 83%
Rainfall: 20 mm
Rainy Days: 10 days
Sunrise: 07:45 ~ 07:50
Sunset: 18:05 ~ 18:30
Air Quality in January
Average AQI:99
Chongqing Air Quality in January

What to Wear in Chongqing in January

In the daytime, it is advisable to wear jackets, dust coats, suits and thin sweaters and if necessary, bring a thin down coat. At night, dust coats, overcoats and cold protective clothing are sensible choices.
Chongqing Clothes in January January Wear in Chongqing

Things to Do in Chongqing in January

The weather of January is suitable for tourists to ski on the Fairy Mountain, a world of ice and snow with boundless forests covered with snow, rime and ice fall. Jinfo Mountain, with a large amount of snowfall and long snow covering period, is famous for its ice pillars, glacial cascade and freezing thaws in various shapes. A series of activities are held here such as skiing, snowmobile, snow flying saucer, snow flying boat and horse-drawn sleigh. The skiing season is usually with a theme and sometimes tourists can see penguins. The local cuisine medical sheep stewed with wild fungi is worth tasting.
 
Top 10 Things to Do in Chongqing 

Other Tips

In such a weather condition, tourists should bring hand cream in case of frostbite, and gloves are indispensable, for Chongqing is hardly equipped with heating installation. As a mountain city replete with slopes, it is suggested to wear anti-skid shoes. Besides, the Spring Festival Travel Rush in January may cause inconvenience in buying flight or train tickets, so tourists had better buy a round ticket in advance.

What is the temperature in Chongqing in January?

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

Historical Chongqing Weather in January
 

Jan Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low 
1 10.2°C / 50.4°F 6.4°C / 43.5°F 07:49 / 18:05 58
2 10.1°C / 50.2°F 6.4°C / 43.5°F 07:49 / 18:06 53
3 10.1°C / 50.2°F 6.3°C / 43.3°F 07:49 / 18:07 62
4 10°C / 50°F 6.3°C / 43.3°F 07:49 / 18:08 72
5 10°C / 50°F 6.2°C / 43.2°F 07:50 / 18:08 65
6 10°C / 50°F 6.2°C / 43.2°F 07:50 / 18:09 84
7 9.9 °C / 49.8°F 6.2°C / 43.2°F 07:50 / 18:10 85
8 9.9 °C / 49.8°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:50 / 18:11 70
9 9.9°C / 49.8°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:50 / 18:11 68
10 9.9°C / 49.8F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:50 / 18:12 67
11 9.9°C / 49.8°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:50 / 18:13 70
12 9.9°C / 49.8°F 6°C / 42.8°F 07:50 / 18:14 70
13 10 °C / 50°F 6°C / 42.8°F 07:50 / 18:15 58
14 10°C / 50°F 6°C / 42.8°F 07:50 / 18:15 61
15 10°C / 50°F 6°C / 42.8°F 07:50 / 18:16 62
16 10.1°C / 50.2°F 6 °C / 42.8°F 07:50 / 18:17 73
17 10.1°C / 50.2°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:50 / 18:18 62
18 10.2°C / 50.4°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:49 / 18:19 63
19 10.2°C / 50.4°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:49 / 18:20 49
20 10.3°C / 50.5°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:49 / 18:20 59
21 10.4°C / 50.7°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:49 / 18:21 69
22 10.5°C / 50.9°F 6.2°C / 43.2°F 07:48 / 18:22 65
23 10.5°C / 50.9°F 6.2°C / 43.2°F 07:48 / 18:23 79
24 10.6°C / 51°F 6.3°C / 43.3°F 07:48 / 18:24 54
25 10.7 °C / 51.3°F 6.3°C / 43.3°F 07:47 / 18:25 28
26 10.8 °C / 51.4°F 6.4°C / 43.5°F 07:47 / 18:26 36
27 10.9 °C / 51.6°F 6.4°C / 43.5°F 07:47 / 18:26 46
28 11 °C / 51.8°F 6.5°C / 43.7°F 07:46 / 18:27 48
29 11.1 °C / 52°F 6.6°C / 43.9°F 07:46 / 18:28 47
30 11.2°C / 52.2°F 6.6°C / 43.9°F 07:45 / 18:29 55
31 11.3°C / 52.3°F 6.7°C / 44.1°F 07:45 / 18:30 76
- Last modified on Aug. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Chongqing Weather in January
Asked by Janet from MALAYSIA | Nov. 30, 2018 08:29Reply
Can we see snow in early January at fairy mountain Chongqing?
Answers (1)
Answered by Kennedy from USA | Dec. 03, 2018 15:09
00Reply


Yes, according to the previous weather statistics, you have a large chance to see the snow. In general, it snows starting from the late December. But you still need to check the weather forecast before going there.
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