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Best time to visit Nanning, China

Our verdict

The best time to visit Nanning is September-October

Nanning can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, September-October is the best time to go.

The warmest month of the year in Nanning is August, where the average temperature gets to around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can reach as high as 34℃ (93℉) on the hottest days in summer. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 6℃ (42℉).

The sun stays up the longest in Nanning in August, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Nanning usually falls during the months surrounding June each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Nanning, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

August

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

August

Nanning seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Nanning as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Nanning 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 Nanning

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 Nanning 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.

Nanning 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 Nanning 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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MAR
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MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Nanning in January

  • Average temperature: 13℃ (56℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 10℃ (51℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Nanning in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 14mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Nanning in March

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 73%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Nanning in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 44mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Nanning in May

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (88℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 83mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Nanning in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 100mm (4") over 23 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nanning in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Nanning in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 32℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 24 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nanning in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Nanning in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 84mm (3") over 23 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nanning in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Nanning in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (89℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 54mm (2") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nanning in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Nanning in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 70%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 37mm (1") over 9 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Nanning 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.


Nanning in November

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 20mm (1") over 9 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

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


Nanning in December

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 11℃ (52℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Nanning is usually August, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Nanning is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Nanning 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 Nanning, 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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