Guilin Weather in January

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January, the coldest month in Guilin, has occasional drizzles, cold spells and frosts, but with little snow. The temperature usually stays between 0-10C (32-50F), so the Li River doesn't freeze. However, Guilin is near the mountains and has many rivers and lakes, so the weather may be colder than what the temperature actually appears. Sometimes, strong winds also attacks the city in combination with cold spells which creates a piercing coldness due to the high humidity in the air.

The closer to the Chinese New Year, the colder the climate will be, but the festival atmosphere will add much warmness and liveliness to the city. Travel to this area in January, you can have the chance to enjoy the local minorities’ unique festival culture, appreciate a totally different Guilin from others.

Averages for Guilin Weather in January

Temperature: 8°C /46°F
High Temperature: 12°C / 54°F
Low Temperature: 5°C / 41°F
Humidity: 73%
Rainfall:63 mm
Rainy Days: 3 days
Sunrise: 07:23 ~ 07:25
Sunset: 18:00 ~ 18:22
Air Quality in January
Average AQI:51
Guilin Air Quality in January

What to Wear in Guilin in January

Padded jackets and down coats should be prepared for a trip to Guilin at this time, although a woolen sweater and a thick overcoat may be enough during a sunny afternoon. Gloves, scarf and a warm hat are also necessary if you plan to take the Li River cruise or take a bicycle trip there. Comfortable footwear suitable for walking is also a must to prepare for any impulse to hike along the Li River, because only a short part of the Li River near to Xingping Town is available due to the low water levels.

Guilin Clothes in January January Wear in Guilin

Where to Go in Guilin in January

Guilin belongs to karst landform, so it has many attractive caves, such as Reed Flute Cave, Seven Star Cave, Silver Cave, and Fengyu Cave. They are good choices at this time. Besides, Guilin Merryland Resort is not subject to the changes of the weather and seasons. There is still the chance to enjoy the red maples at Gudong Scenic Area and the golden ginkgos in Haiyang Town not far from Daxu Ancient Town if it happens to be a warm winter. In addition, there are also many hot springs, such as Longsheng Hot Spring and Danxia Hot Spring, for travelers to have a good relaxation after a trip in the cold weather.
 
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Other Tips

Bring some cold medicine with you, since the temperature difference between day and night is sharp. Skin care is also a necessity, considering the windy and cold weather. Stay in a hotel with heating supplying or air conditioners in case of any unexpected cold spell. Guilin is an area where people of a number of nationalities live together or in scattered communities, so pay attention to respect the religious beliefs and folk customs of the ethnic minorities especially at this time when it is near to the traditional Chinese Spring Festival. At the same time, remember to book your air and train tickets in advance to avoid any trouble by the Spring Festival Travel Rush.

What is the temperature in Guilin in January?

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

Historical Guilin Weather in January


 
Jan Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low 
1 10.9°C / 51.6°F 7.7°C / 45.9°F 07:25 / 18:00 72
2 10.1°C / 50.2°F 8.0°C / 46.4°F 07:25 / 18:01 82
3 8.0°C / 46.4°F 4.7°C / 40.5°F 07:25 / 18:01 82
4 4.7°C / 40.5°F 2.3°C / 36.1°F 07:25 / 18:02 78
5 3.2°C / 37.8°F 2.1°C / 35.8°F 07:26 / 18:03 84
6 7.0°C / 44.6°F 2.2°C / 36°F 07:26 / 18:03 77
7 7.4°C / 45.3°F 4.2°C / 39.6°F 07:26 / 18:04 61
8 8.6°C / 47.5°F 5.0°C / 41°F 07:26 / 18:05 62
9 9.5°C / 49.1°F 6.2°C / 43.2°F 07:26 / 18:05 60
10 11°C / 51.8°F 6.3°C / 43.3°F 07:26 / 18:06 61
11 9.6°C / 49.3°F 7.2°C / 45°F 07:26 / 18:07 59
12 8.9°C / 48°F 7.0°C / 44.6°F 07:27 / 18:08 61
13 8.3°C / 46.9°F 5.9°C / 42.6°F 07:27 / 18:08 90
14 8.3°C / 46.9°F 6.4°C / 43.5°F 07:27 / 18:09 90
15 6.4°C / 43.5°F 5.1°C / 41.2°F 07:27 / 18:10 87
16 8.2°C / 46.8°F 4.7°C / 40.5°F 07:27 / 18:10 76
17 6.9°C / 44.4°F 5.3°C / 41.5°F 07:26 / 18:11 79
18 7.8°C / 46°F 5.6°C / 42.1°F 07:26 / 18:12 84
19 7.9°C / 46.2°F 6.0°C / 42.8°F 07:26 / 18:13 78
20 7.7°C / 45.9°F 6.0°C / 42.8°F 07:26 / 18:13 77
21 7.3°C / 45.1°F 5.3°C / 41.5°F 07:26 / 18:14 76
22 5.3°C / 41.5°F 2.2°C / 36°F 07:26 / 18:15 70
23 6.4°C / 43.5°F 1.3°C / 34.3°F 07:26 / 18:16 66
24 3.5°C / 38.3°F 1.4°C / 34.5°F 07:25 / 18:16 73
25 8.0°C / 46.4°F 1.2°C / 34.2°F 07:25 / 18:17 56
26 5.8°C / 42.4°F 3.7°C / 38.7°F 07:25 / 18:18 67
27 5.3°C / 41.5°F 3.3°C / 37.9°F 07:24 / 18:19 88
28 9.0°C / 48.2°F 4.4°C / 39.9°F 07:24 / 18:19 77
29 10.3°C / 50.5°F 6.1°C / 43°F 07:24 / 18:20 56
30 9.4°C / 48.9°F 6.0°C / 42.8°F 07:23 / 18:21 63
31 14.6°C / 58.3°F 5.6°C / 42.1°F 07:23 / 18:22 56
- Last modified on Aug. 29, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Guilin Weather in January
Asked by hafidzah from MALAYSIA | Oct. 29, 2018 22:32Reply
Hi, i'll be coming to guilin on january 2019. Can you roughly estimate the temperature there? tq.
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Answered by Sophia from USA | Oct. 31, 2018 01:24
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The average temperature may reach about zero degree with more rainfall. The weather in January may be cold and humid, and you need to wear the winter clothes, such as the sweater, down coat...
Asked by Yadi Trusmiyadi from INDONESIA | Jul. 15, 2018 08:07Reply
does the Li river cruise available every day in January?
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Answered by Helen from FRANCE | Jul. 16, 2018 01:37
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Yes, but it’s too cold in January.
Asked by Elmy from MALAYSIA | Oct. 12, 2017 05:17Reply
Any suggestions for travel and visit Guilin on January 2018 time.
Hi. If I go there on January, what place I can go to visit? Have any panoramic view there? Or any suggestions from you? Thank you.
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Answered by Tony from SINGAPORE | Oct. 12, 2017 21:59
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Since it can be still warm, about 10-20C, most of the attractions and activities are still available. So you can visit places like Elephant Trunk Hill, Reed Flute Cave, Seven-Star Pak… But the rafting may not be available. Anyway, the Li River Cruise will be in service.
Asked by khamarol from MALAYSIA | Dec. 28, 2012 06:43Reply
can i have tour on january in Guilin by 17th jan
is january the city is close for visiter
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Answered by Peggy | Dec. 29, 2012 03:54
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It is cold in Jan with occasional drizzles, cold spells and frosts, but with little snow. The temperature usually stays between 0-10C (32-50F), so the Li River doesn't freeze. Sometimes, strong winds also attacks the city in combination with cold spells which creates a piercing coldness due to the high humidity in the air. You can go to visit this city, but remember to prepare warm clothes.

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