Beijing weather in December (Beijing Area, China)
Planning a trip to Beijing in December? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.
In December, Beijing generally has low temperatures and almost no snow/rainfall. December is a winter month. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 5°C (show in °F), while night temperatures can drop to -6°C. It's a notably cold month; make sure to wear layers to stay warm. It's wiser to gear up in advance than to be caught off-guard, trembling in the cold.
Beijing in December usually receives almost no snow/rainfall, averaging around 4.6 mm (show in inches) for the month. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 2 days of snow/rain.
The city usually sees around 172 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, December may not be the ideal month to visit Beijing. April, September and October typically offer the best circumstances. While January and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Beijing climate page with graphs.
Beijing, monthly averages in December
Where to go in China in DecemberFind out more about the weather in China in December and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Beijing in December?Wear a base layer in cold weather; this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. Also, consider bringing a rain jacket as there might be some rain.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in December.
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