Pingyao weather in January (Shanxi, China)

People don't tend to visit Pingyao in January since it is known as a chilly month. The average maximum daytime temperature in Pingyao in January lies at 3.5°C (38.3°F). Usually it is the coldest month of the year. The average minimum temperature goes down to around -8.5°C (16.7°F) (often the minimum temperature is noted at night).

January is a dry month with an average of 6mm (0.2 inches) of rain. There are generally around 2 snowy days.


Pingyao, monthly averages in January

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Min Temperature -8 °C  
Max Temperature 3 °C  
Chance of Rain 8%  
Precipitation 5mm  
Rainy days 2 days  

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? Wear a base layer in cold weather, this is the #1 thing you can do to increase your overall body temperature.

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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