Chengdu Weather in December

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Chengdu weather is not as cold as that of Beijing in December because it is located in a basin in south China, but the climate is damp which makes it unpleasant. Also, there is no central heating, so you may feel cold even though the average low temperature seldom falls below 0 °C (32°F). However, it depends on which climatic region in the world you come from.

December is the tourist off season in Chengdu, so it is easier to get discounted flights and rooms. You can lower the cost for entrance fee of tourist attractions as well.

Averages for Chengdu Weather in December

Temperature: 7°C / 45°F
High Temperature: 11°C / 52°F
Low Temperature: 5°C / 41°F
Humidity: 82%
Rainfall: 5mm
Rainy Days: 5 days
Sunrise: 07:43 ~ 08:01
Sunset: 18:02 ~ 18:12
Air Quality in December
Average AQI:125
Chengdu Air Quality in December

 

What to Wear

Generally, it is ok to wear a jumper and a coat, or a down coat, but the climate can be bitterly cold on mountainous areas in winter such as Mt. Emei and Huanglong, as the ground can be covered with snow. Crampons for your shoes are a must if you want to visit such areas or a skiing resort.
Chengdu Clothes in December December Wear in Chengdu
 

Where to Go

Mt.Emei and Leshan Giant Buddha are worth a visit in December. Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding is highly recommended. Cute pandas don't hibernating in December. On the contrary, they really love to play in winter. Ancient towns like Pingle and Huanglongxi become quiet and pleasant. Attractions within the downtown area such as Jinli Street, Wide and Narrow Alley, and Jinsha Site Museum should not be missed.
 
 

Other Tips

It is not advised to visit Jiuzhai Valley and Huanglong Scenic Reserve in December as the road up to the mountain may be covered by heavy snow or thick ice. The high slopes of the path can become very dangerous. Besides, if you want to see Leshan Giant Buddha by boat for a good view, it's not advisable because it's too cold and there is less water.

 

What is the temperature in Chengdu in December?

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

 

Historical Chengdu Weather in December

 
Dec Temperature  Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low
1 13.2°C / 55.8°F 9.6°C / 49.3°F 07:43 / 18:02 73
2 13°C / 55.4°F 9.2°C / 48.6°F 07:44 / 18:02 80
3 11.9°C / 53.4°F 9.5°C / 49.1°F 07:45 / 18:02 82
4 13.1°C / 55.6°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F 07:46 / 18:02 83
5 15.1°C / 59.2°F 6.9°C / 44.4°F 07:46 / 18:02 75
6 12.5°C / 54.5°F 10.1°C / 50.2°F 07:47 / 18:02 65
7 10.7°C / 51.3°F 8°C / 46.4°F 07:48 / 18:02 80
8 9.4°C / 48.9°F 6°C / 42.8°F 07:49 / 18:02 83
9 8.5°C / 47.3°F 7.1°C / 44.8°F 07:49 / 18:02 89
10 12.7°C / 54.9°F 4.2°C / 39.6°F 07:50 / 18:03 81
11 12.4°C / 54.3°F 3°C / 37.4°F 07:51 / 18:03 86
12 9.3°C / 48.7°F 7.5°C / 45.5°F 07:51 / 18:03 87
13 10.3°C / 50.5°F 7.7°C / 45.9°F 07:52 / 18:03 87
14 10°C / 50°F 7.3°C / 45.1°F 07:53 / 18:04 81
15 9.4°C / 48.9°F 7.9°C / 46.2°F 07:53 / 18:04 86
16 10.7°C / 51.3°F 8°C / 46.4°F 07:54 / 18:04 86
17 9.4°C / 48.9°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F 07:55 / 18:05 84
18 11.7°C / 53.1°F 5.9°C / 42.6°F 07:55 / 18:05 74
19 8.7°C / 47.7°F 5.9°C / 42.6°F 07:56 / 18:05 47
20 8.1°C / 46.6°F 4.9°C / 40.8°F 07:56 / 18:06 59
21 8.2°C / 46.8°F 5.7°C / 42.3°F 07:57 / 18:06 70
22 12.6°C / 54.7°F 3.4°C / 38.1°F 07:57 / 18:07 72
23 10.7°C / 51.3°F 6.7°C / 44.1°F 07:58 / 18:07 80
24 9.5°C / 49.1°F 1.8°C / 35.2°F 07:58 / 18:08 93
25 11.7°C / 53.1°F 5.8°C / 42.4°F 07:59 / 18:08 69
26 12.6°C / 54.7°F 1°C / 33.9°F 07:59 / 18:09 58
27 8.7°C / 47.7°F 6.4°C / 43.5°F 07:59 / 18:10 53
28 10.2°C / 50.4°F 5.8°C / 42.4°F 08:00 / 18:10 62
29 9.7°C / 49.5°F 6.1°C / 43°F 08:00 / 18:11 71
30 12°C / 53.6°F 3.3°C / 37.9°F 08:00 / 18:12 70
31 6.5°C / 43.7°F 3°C / 37.4°F 08:01 / 18:12 80

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