Yangshuo Climate and Weather

Yangshuo County is located in the subtropical monsoon climate zone, rich in heat, with abundant rainfall, sunshine and four distinct seasons, mild and humid. The karst areas and low-elevation areas in the county have long summers and short winters, while the high-altitude mountains in the northeast and southwest have long winters and short summers. The spring and autumn are moderate. The climate is affected by the monsoon, which makes the drought, flood, cold, heat changes greatly in a year. The annual temperature of Yangshuo is about 19.1 degrees Celsius. The yearly precipitation is around 1940 mm.

Yangshuo is only 66 km away from Guilin City, and its weather is almost the same as in Guilin. Please see below the Guilin weather for your reference.

Yangshuo(Guilin) weather by month

Check below Yangshuo weather all year, you can have a general idea of Yangshuo’s temperature and weather averages. It will surely help for you to plan and pack for your Yangshuo trip.

 

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Average High (F)

52/55

53/56

60/64

71/74

79/83

85/89

Average High(C)

11/13

12/14

16/18

21/23

26/28

30/32

Average Low (F)

39/43

42/46

49/53

58/62

66/70

72/76

Average Low (C)

4/6

6/8

10/12

15/17

19/21

22/24

Rain (in)

2.0/2.1

3.4/3.5

5.0/5.1

10.0/10.1

14.0/14.1

13.5/13.6

Rain(mm)

50/55

85/90

125/130

250/255

355/360

340/345


 

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Average High (F)

89/93

90/93

85/89

76/80

66/70

57/60

Average High(C)

32/34

32/34

30/32

25/27

19/21

14/16

Average Low (F)

75/79

74/78

70/73

61/65

52/55

43/46

Average Low (C)

24/26

23/25

21/23

16/18

11/13

6/8

Rain (in)

8.7/8.8

6.8/6.9

3.0/3.1

3.5/3.6

2.7/2.8

1.8/1.9

Rain(mm)

220/225

170/175

75/80

85/90

70/75

45/50

Yangshuo in Spring

Spring is the most beautiful season for Yangshuo, and the best time to view the rural scenery. You may ride a bike along the Yulong River through field paddies to see the golden rape flowers. There is drizzle rain in spring, and the weather often change very fast in early spring. So pack adequately.

Yangshuo in Summer

Yangshuo in summer can be very hot, especially in July and August. It rains a lot in May and June, sometimes rainstorm occur. Wear T-shirts and shorts and pack with hats, sun glasses and sunscreen.

Yangshuo in Autumn

The autumn is short but and dry, with little rain. The karst scenery turns to be very beautiful shone by the sunlight. It is also ideal for hiking, biking and doing other outdoor activities.

Yangshuo in Winter

It will be cold and wet. Nevertheless, it never gets freezing. November is still warm, so you’re suggested to wear sweater and layers. But when it comes to January, down coat and woolen pants are needed.

What is the best time to visit Yangshuo?

Yangshuo is beautiful all year round. April till May in spring and September till October in autumn are considered the best time to visit Yangshuo, with relatively dry and mild weather. In addition you don’t have to wear layers.

What is the coldest and hottest month in Yangshuo?

Check above Yangshuo weather yearly, we can see that January is the coldest month with temperature as low as 4C (39F), while August is the hottest month with temperature as 34C (93F).

Does Yangshuo or Guilin snow?

It seldom snows in Yangshuo or Guilin, but you can expect sleet almost every year. If you see the snow scene around Yangshuo or in Guilin, you may go a bit north to Mao’er Mountain or Ziyuan, neighboring Hunan Province. Still there usually isn’t heavy snow.

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