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Best time to visit Guilin, China

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The best time to visit Guilin is October

Are you looking for the best time to visit Guilin? Well, you’re in the right place! Although Guilin is a great destination to visit almost all year round, October is the best time to go due to its perfect climate conditions. Around this time of year, flights and accommodation can also be cheaper as it is outside of key peak holiday seasons if you book well enough in advance.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Guilin can reach a maximum of 34℃ (94℉). The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 0℃ (32℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Guilin in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. June sees the most amount of rain in a month if you’re ok with chancing getting drenched, so if you’re looking to stay dry, visit in October instead.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Guilin. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

October

Most daylight

August

Guilin seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Guilin as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Guilin is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

SeasonMonths
Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Average temperatures in Guilin

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Guilin for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Guilin climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Guilin for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Guilin in January

  • Average temperature: 8℃ (47℉)
  • Average high temperature: 12℃ (54℉)
  • Average low temperature: 5℃ (41℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 14 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 15 days
  • Average snow days: 1 days
14 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in January, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Guilin in February

  • Average temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average high temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average low temperature: 8℃ (46℉)
  • Average humidity: 74%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in February, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Guilin in March

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 119mm (5") over 22 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in March, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Guilin in April

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 131mm (5") over 21 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Guilin in May

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 191mm (8") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in May, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guilin in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average humidity: 87%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 247mm (10") over 25 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
25 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Guilin in July

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 85%
  • Average sunny days: 2 days
  • Average rainfall: 187mm (7") over 27 days
2 days
of pure sunshine
27 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guilin in August

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 111mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays pretty warm most of the time.


Guilin in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in September, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.

Guilin in October

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 33mm (1") over 9 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in October, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Guilin in November

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (60℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (53℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 12 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in November, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Guilin in December

  • Average temperature: 10℃ (50℉)
  • Average high temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average low temperature: 6℃ (43℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 45mm (2") over 12 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Guilin in December, make sure you pack a warm jacket or coat.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Guilin is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 31℃ (88℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Guilin is generally around October. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in October first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Guilin is generally around June, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of June too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Guilin, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in August are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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