Guilin Weather & Seasons

Featuring a subtropical monsoon climate, the weather for Guilin is overall mild and moist all year round with four distinct seasons: sunny spring, rainy summer, cool autumn, chilly winter. The average temperature for the year is about 19 °C.

Traveling Guilin in Spring and Autumn can be impressed by warm sunshine and light breeze; while travel in Summer and Winter, you may meet with rainy day or cold air. In terms of weather and seasonal condition, the best time to visit is from April to October. And it is necessary to check out the weather forecast when planning your Guilin tour.

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Seasons to Go

Spring (March-May) with frequent and sharp intervals of temperature changes, the weather gradually becomes warm with some rain. Wearing sweater or light coat is enough, prepare an umbrella will be better.
Seasonal Activities
Hiking along Yulong River and climb on top of mountains to have a bird-view of the flourishing nature.
Summer (June-Sept.) is hot and humid in Guilin. The rainfall of summer is almost 1000mm, which accounts for over 40% throughout the year. And the average temperature of summer is about 35 ºC, sometimes reach to 40 ºC in July. Therefore, there is a must to take T-shirts as well as umbrella, sunglasses and sun screen.
Seasonal Activities
Cruising along Li River to meet the enchanting natural scenery will be gorgeous to relieve summer heat; joining the Nightlife at West Street can be memorable in your travel experience.
Autumn (late Sept. to Nov.) is regard as the peak season to travel in Guilin. With pleasant temperature, you can find the most spectacular colorful landscape outside the city. Traveling in this season, prepare your casual and light clothes like long-sleeved shirts plus thin jackets would be enough.
Seasonal Activities
Cycling around Yangshuo countryside and enjoy the view along the riverside; hiking in Longsheng Rice Terraced Fields to witness the golden harvest terraces.
Winter (December to next February) is covered with blossoming sweet-scented osmanthus, giving you a pure fragrance although encountering the chilly temperature approach to 0ºC. In order to keep warm, you have to take thermal underwear and woolen sweaters. Wear antiskid shoes or soft-soled trail shoes if you want to travel to Longji Rice Terrace.
Seasonal Activities
Snow is rare and may not last long in Guilin, but chances to appreciate winter snow on the top of mountains are possible.

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