Guangzhou weather in January (Guangdong, China)

The average maximum daytime temperature in Guangzhou in January lies at 18.4°C (65.12°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around 10.6°C (51.08°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during January is moderate with an average of 38mm (1.5 inches). There are generally around 7 rainy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 120 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Guangzhou, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature 10 °C  
Max Temperature 18 °C  
Chance of Rain 23%  
Precipitation 38mm  
Rainy days 7 days  
Humidity 72% *  
Sunshine 120 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 35% *  

Where to stay in Guangzhou

Where to go in China in January

Find out more about the weather in China in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So what to wear in January? Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes, as some days or part of the day it can be nice and warm, while other times it can get quite chilly. At night it tends to cool off so best to pack some warm nightwear as well.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

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