Hangzhou Weather in December

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Hangzhou enters its early winter in December, with an average temperature of 7°C (45°F). The weather is cold exacerbated by high humidity, so it is not the best time for travel. There is no central heating in Hangzhou, unlike cities in northern China. However, December has the least rain so it's more likely you will find plentiful sunshine during your visit.

Moreover, it is worth mentioning that if you don't mind the cold weather, December is a good time to take advantage of cut-price promotions on tour arrangement including accommodation and tickets.

Averages for Hangzhou Weather in December

Temperature: 7°C / 45°F
High Temperature: 11°C / 52°F
Low Temperature: 4°C / 39°F
Humidity: 72%
Rainfall: 47 mm
Rainy Days:8 days
Sunrise: 06:38 ~ 06:55
Sunset: 16:59 ~ 17:09
Air Quality in December
Average AQI:90
Hangzhou Air Quality in December

 

What to Wear

Compared to the cold dry climate in Northern China, you may feel colder in Hangzhou because it is wet cold without public heating. It is necessary to wear warm clothes such as sweaters and down jacket. Temperature differs greatly between day and night, so we recommend you to put on more clothes if going outdoors during evening.
Hangzhou Clothes in December December Wear in Hangzhou
 

Where to Go

The natural scenery of Hangzhou in December can be spectacular. It may snow, in which case you could stroll around the West Lake because to see one of the top ten famous views of the West Lake - Remnant Snow on Broken Bridge. Temple of Soul's Retreat and Peak Flown From Afar are always recommended for every visitor to Hangzhou. Besides, don't forget to pay a visit to Qinghefang Ancient Street to enjoy the local food, and buy some tea and silk as souvenirs. If time permits, water towns like Wuzhen or Xitang are worth visiting as well.
 
 

Other Tips

Generally, the price is higher for hotels that are closer to the West Lake. Although most hotels in Hangzhou provide air-conditioning, make sure to confirm this when you make hotel reservations.

 

What is the temperature in Hangzhou in December?

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

 

Historical Hangzhou Weather in December

 
Dec Temperature Sunrise / Sunset Humi-
dity
(%)
High  Low 
1 9°C / 48.2°F 4.1°C / 39.4°F 06:38 / 16:59 80
2 10.3°C / 50.5°F 3.5°C / 38.3°F 06:38 / 16:59 62
3 11.7°C / 53.1°F 2.7°C / 36.9°F 06:39 / 16:59 63
4 12.5°C / 54.5°F 2.4°C / 36.3°F 06:40 / 16:59 74
5 15.2°C / 59.4°F 5.4°C / 41.7°F 06:41 / 16:59 82
6 16.4°C / 61.5°F 10.8°C / 51.4°F 06:41 / 16:59 86
7 13.8°C / 56.8°F 9.8°C / 49.6°F 06:42 / 16:59 93
8 9.9°C / 49.8°F 5.8°C / 42.4°F 06:43 / 16:59 79
9 6.6°C / 43.9°F 1.6°C / 34.9°F 06:44 / 16:59 55
10 7.1°C / 44.8°F -1°C / 30.2°F 06:44 / 16:59 48
11 8.5°C / 47.3°F -1.4°C / 29.5°F 06:45 / 16:59 52
12 10°C / 50°F -0.6°C / 30.9°F 06:46 / 17:00 55
13 11.9°C / 53.4°F 0.9°C / 33.6°F 06:47 / 17:00 62
14 12.5°C / 54.5°F 2.8°C / 37°F 06:47 / 17:00 70
15 8.6°C / 47.5°F 4.9°C / 40.8°F 06:48 / 17:01 61
16 6.3°C / 43.3°F 1.1°C / 34°F 06:48 / 17:01 44
17 6°C / 42.8°F -1.9°C / 28.6°F 06:49 / 17:01 39
18 6.4°C / 43.5°F -0.8°C / 30.6°F 06:50 / 17:02 59
19 9.9°C / 49.8°F 3.6°C / 38.5°F 06:50 / 17:02 66
20 8°C / 46.4°F 5°C / 41°F 06:51 / 17:03 87
21 10.4°C / 50.7°F 7°C / 44.6°F 06:51 / 17:03 79
22 8.5°C / 47.3°F 4.8°C / 40.6°F 06:52 / 17:04 61
23 7.9°C / 46.2°F 0.4°C / 32.7°F 06:52 / 17:04 52
24 9.1°C / 48.4°F -0.7°C / 30.7°F 06:53 / 17:05 49
25 10.4°C / 50.7°F -0.6°C / 30.9°F 06:53 / 17:05 46
26 10.1°C / 50.2°F 2.2°C / 36°F 06:54 / 17:06 52
27 10.8°C / 51.4°F 4.9°C / 40.8°F 06:54 / 17:06 74
28 13.3°C / 55.9°F 7.7°C / 45.9°F 06:54 / 17:07 71
29 10°C / 50°F 8.3°C / 46.9°F 06:55 / 17:08 75
30 10.1°C / 50.2°F 5.8°C / 42.4°F 06:55 / 17:08 60
31 7.6°C / 45.7°F 2.6°C / 36.7°F 06:55 / 17:09 73

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