Chengdu Weather in January

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Located in a basin in the southwest hinterland of China, Chengdu goes through a dry period in January with fogs and hardly any sun, but the winter weather here is comparatively moderate with the average temperature hovering between 3°C (37°F) and 9°C (48°F).

January is the off-season without crowded tourists, so visiting Chengdu during this month is most convenient.

Averages for Chengdu Weather in January

Temperature: 6°C / 43°F
High Temperature: 9°C / 48°F
Low Temperature: 3°C / 37°F
Humidity: 79%
Rainfall: 18 mm
Rainy Days: 7 days
Sunrise: 07:56 ~ 08:02
Sunset: 18:13 ~ 18:38
Air Quality in January
Average AQI:166
Chengdu Air Quality in January

 

What to Wear

The average daily temperature is from 3°C (37°F) to 9°C (48°F), but in the absence of central heating you are exposed to the elements, so come dressed in thermal underwear, sweater, cotton-padded clothes, or a down coat, and warm winter boots. 
Chengdu Clothes in January January Wear in Chengdu
 

Things to Do

Include Xiling Snow Mountain and Longchi National Forest Park on your itinerary for skiing and sightseeing. A treat by the local hot pot would be a great relief from the outside coldness. In the city you have Sanxingdui Museum, Jinsha Site Museum, Wuhou Temple, and Jinli Street. You get the plum blossom in Tazishan Park and Meilin Park. In the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding you may encounter lovely pandas.
 
Enjoy Plum Blossom in JanuaryEnjoy Plum Blossom
Chengdu Hot PotChengdu Hot Pot
 

Other Tips

Listen to the local weather forecast before boarding your flight, and make allowances for climate related delays. Generally, January falls under low tourist season except for occasional run in with Chinese New Year.

 

What is the temperature in Chengdu in January?

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

 

Historical Chengdu Weather in January

 
Jan Temperature  Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low
1 6.4°C / 43.5°F 3.8°C / 38.8°F 08:01 / 18:13 80
2 10.6°C / 51.1°F 1.9°C / 35.4°F 08:01 / 18:14 76
3 8.4°C / 47.1°F 2.6°C / 36.7°F 08:01 / 18:15 83
4 8.6°C / 47.5°F 0.5°C / 32.9°F 08:02 / 18:15 89
5 6.8°C / 44.2°F 4.2°C / 39.6°F 08:02 / 18:16 90
6 5.3°C / 41.5°F 1.3°C / 34.3°F 08:02 / 18:17 93
7 4.7°C / 40.5°F 2.5°C / 36.5°F 08:02 / 18:18 90
8 6.1°C / 43°F 3.6°C / 38.5°F 08:02 / 18:18 88
9 12.7°C / 54.9°F 0.5°C / 32.9°F 08:02 / 18:19 82
10 11.6°C / 52.9°F 0.4°C / 32.7°F 08:02 / 18:20 78
11 13.9°C / 57°F 6.1°C / 43°F 08:02 / 18:21 73
12 14.4°C / 57.9°F 1.8°C / 35.2°F 08:02 / 18:22 78
13 13.1°C / 55.6°F 3.4°C / 38.1°F 08:02 / 18:22 79
14 12.9°C / 55.2°F 6.7°C / 44.1°F 08:02 / 18:23 80
15 12.9°C / 55.2°F 5.3°C / 41.5°F 08:02 / 18:24 84
16 9.8°C / 49.6°F 5.8°C / 42.4°F 08:02 / 18:25 85
17 12.9°C / 55.2°F 5.1°C / 41.2°F 08:01 / 18:26 82
18 15.3°C / 59.5°F 4.7°C / 40.5°F 08:01 / 18:27 88
19 9.8°C / 49.6°F 5.7°C / 42.3°F 08:01 / 18:28 95
20 15.1°C / 59.2°F 7.2°C / 45°F 08:01 / 18:29 91
21 11.7°C / 53.1°F 6.1°C / 43°F 08:00 / 18:29 92
22 17.2°C / 63°F 5.6°C / 42.1°F 08:00 / 18:30 77
23 12.1°C / 53.8°F 5.9°C / 42.6°F 08:00 / 18:31 72
24 12.7°C / 54.9°F 7.8°C / 46°F 07:59 / 18:32 70
25 11.5°C / 52.7°F 8.1°C / 46.6°F 07:59 / 18:33 65
26 10.1°C / 50.2°F 7.6°C / 45.7°F 07:59 / 18:34 57
27 10.8°C / 51.4°F 1.6°C / 34.9°F 07:58 / 18:35 49
28 8.8°C / 47.8°F 3.4°C / 38.1°F 07:58 / 18:36 60
29 8.4°C / 47.1°F 5.5°C / 41.9°F 07:57 / 18:37 59
30 7.4°C / 45.3°F 3.7°C / 38.7°F 07:57 / 18:37 78
31 10.1°C / 50.2°F 3°C / 37.4°F 07:56 / 18:36 81

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