Pingyao weather in December (Shanxi, China)

People don't tend to visit Pingyao in December since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Pingyao in December lies at 1.9°C (35.42°F). The average minimum temperature goes down to around -9.6°C (14.72°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

Rainfall during December is extremely low with an average of 4mm (0.2 inches). There are generally around 2 snowy days. The sun will show itself now and again, with 162 hours of sunshine during the entire month.


Pingyao, monthly averages in December

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Min Temperature -9 °C  
Max Temperature 1 °C  
Chance of Rain 8%  
Precipitation 4mm  
Rainy days 2 days  
Humidity 56% *  
Sunshine 162 hrs *  
Percentage Sunshine 55% *  
* Data from: Taiyuan, China (81 KM, 50 Miles).

Where to stay in Pingyao

Where to go in China in December

Find out more about the weather in China in December 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 December? Wear a base layer in cold weather, this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature. Visitors traveling to Pingyao should definitely plan on bringing a warm sweater and winter jacket since there will be periods of snow.

What To Do

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

Outdoor sports

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