Xi'an Weather in January

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In January, Xi'an is experiencing the chilly weather of winter. January is the coldest month with an average temperature of 0°C (32°F). The air is very dry with an average humidity of 66%. Sometimes it snows a little, but the snow fall is lesser than that of some northern regions. Strong and bitterly cold wind blows, especially in the morning. In January the visibility in Xi'an is very low during the frequent occurrence of haze. The temperature difference between day and night is small.

Depending on the Chinese lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year may fall in late January. During this festivity, you can have a good feast of authentic Chinese culture. Celebrating the grandest festival of the year, and with all the ancient architectures and city walls putting on a coat of snow, Xi'an seems to be more solemn and regains her glory of the time-honored capital of ancient China.
 

Averages for Xi'an Weather in January

Temperature: 0°C / 32°F
High Temperature: 5°C / 41°F
Low Temperature: -4°C / 25°F
Humidity: 66%
Rainfall: 7 mm
Rainy Days: 4 days
Sunrise: 07:43 ~ 07:50
Sunset: 17:45 ~ 18:12
Air Quality in January
Average AQI:166
Xi'an Air Quality in January

What to Wear in Xi'an in January

You need to bring warm clothes, hats, mouth-muffles, mufflers, warm gloves, warm stockings and comfortable and warm shoes.
Xi'an Clothes in JanuaryJanuary Wear in Xi'an

Things to Do in Xi'an in January

Indoor visits are recommended. You can visit the Terracotta Army Museum, Stele Forest, Shaanxi History Museum, Xi'an Museum, etc. Please note that Mt. Huashan, although with unique winter landscape in January, may be closed for safety sake if there is a big snowfall. Outside activities like cross-country skiing and skating are also of great joy in January. Do not expect to visit the local ski resorts, which may not be open due to the lack of snow.
 
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Other Tips

You need to drink enough water to prevent dehydration. Bring some facial cream to prevent your skin from being too dry. In case of frostbite, the metholated ointment is needed. Due to the Spring Festival Travel Rush possibly starting from late January, the domestic traffic becomes hectic and it is difficult to get flights and trains tickets at this time. You had better have your itinerary arranged in advance.

What is the temperature in Xi'an in January?

High/Low Temperatures of Xi'an in January
Temperatures Graph of Xi'an in January
Air Quality of Xi'an in January
Xi'an AQI Graph in January

Historical Xi'an Weather in January

Jan Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High Low
1 4.9°C / 40.8 °F -4.7°C / 23.5°F 07:50 / 17:45 46
2 4.5°C / 40.1°F -4.5°C / 23.9°F 07:51 / 17:46 44
3 6.8°C / 44.2°F 0.7°C / 33.3°F 07:51 / 17:46 34
4 9.1°C / 48.4°F 1.3°C / 34.3°F 07:51 / 17:47 36
5 7.8°C / 46.0°F -2.0°C / 28.4°F 07:51 / 17:48 53
6 10.8°C / 51.4 °F -1.4°C / 29.5°F 07:51 / 17:49 59
7 10.4°C / 50.7 °F -0.8°C / 30.6 °F 07:51 / 17:50 45
8 11.0°C / 51.8 °F -0.6°C / 30.9°F 07:51 / 17:50 43
9 7.3°C / 45.1°F 0°C / 32°F 07:51 / 17:51 54
10 3.7°C / 38.7 °F 0.3°C / 32.5°F 07:51 / 17:52 60
11 1.5°C / 34.7°F 0.2°C / 32.4°F 07:51 / 17:53 84
12 0.3°C / 32.5°F -2.0°C / 28.4°F 07:51 / 17:54 88
13 -2.0°C / 28.4°F -4.7°C / 23.5°F 07:51 / 17:55 81
14 -3.2°C / 26.2°F -5.8°C / 21.6°F 07:51 / 17:56 74
15 0.6°C / 33.1°F -4.5°C / 23.9°F 07:51 / 17:57 81
16 -2.1°C / 28.2°F -5.3°C / 22.5°F 07:50 / 17:58 85
17 -2.5°C / 27.5°F -5.1°C / 22.8°F 07:50 / 17:59 83
18 -2.8°C / 27.0°F -3.5°C / 25.7°F 07:50 / 18:00 82
19 -2.2°C / 28.0°F -3.8°C / 25.2°F 07:49 / 18:00 84
20 -2.3°C / 27.9°F -4.3°C / 24.3°F 07:49 / 18:01 85
21 -1.9°C / 28.6°F -3.7°C / 25.3°F 07:49 / 18:02 86
22 -1.4°C / 29.5°F -4.1°C / 24.6°F 07:48 / 18:03 73
23 -2.8°C / 27.0°F -6.1°C / 21.0°F 07:48 / 18:04 55
24 -3.8°C / 25.2°F -7.8°C / 18.0°F 07:47 / 18:05 48
25 -3.9°C / 25.0°F -6.6°C / 20.1°F 07:47 / 18:06 55
26 -1.3°C / 29.7°F -6.2°C / 20.8°F 07:46 / 18:07 57
27 -2.8°C / 27.0°F -4.7°C / 23.5°F 07:46 / 18:08 79
28 -2.1°C / 28.2°F -5.2°C / 22.6°F 07:45 / 18:09 60
29 -2.8°C / 27.0°F -8.9°C / 16.0°F 07:45 / 18:10 47
30 -1.5°C / 29.3°F -6.4°C / 20.5°F 07:44 / 18:11 51
31 -1.0°C / 30.2°F -8.2°C / 17.2°F 07:43 / 18:12 57
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