China temperatures in January

China in January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from very low in Mohe with -21°C (-6°F) to high temperatures in Baoting with 23°C (73°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 16°C (62°F) in Baoting and -36°C (-33°F) in Mohe. January is a winter month in China. On average, it is one of the coldest months of the year.

What is the temperature of the different cities in China in January?

Find the average daytime temperatures in January for the most popular destinations in China on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in January in China?
  • Baoting tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 16°C (62°F).

  • What is the coldest city in January in China?
  • The coldest city in January in China is Mohe when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around -21°C (-6°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around -36°C (-33°F).

  • How much sun does China get in January?
  • January is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 186 hours of sunshine in Beijing during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 12°C (54°F) in Wenzhou this month, so not the best month to swim.

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