Lijiang Weather in December

Lijiang Weather in December

Compared with other cities, Lijiang is where the warm winter harbors. It has less gloomy days and the highest temperature in the day time can even reach 20°C (68°F). But the temperature differences between the day and the night are still big, as the average temperature in the night is 0°C (32°F). Tourists in Lijiang at this time have to prepare clothing for various hours of a day. Please keep warm.

Average Maximum Average Minimum Highest Maximum Lowest Minimum
16 1 21 -2
60.8 33.8 69.8 28.4

Sunny Days: 21 days
Cloudy Days: 10 days

What to wear and bring?

Early December

The average temperature in early December is between 3 and 17°C (37 – 63°F). Most of the days are clear. No rain can be expected. Put on jackets, jeans or other warm clothing in the day time and bring along warmer clothing. Wear padded jackets and outdoor gear to avoid frostbite.


Rainy and clear days could take up half of the time. The temperature in the warm day time can reach 21°C (70°F) and the value of 20°C (68°F) can last 5 to 6 days. It is really cold in the evening, with the temperature averaging between 0 and 7°C (32 – 45°F). Please choose woolen sweaters for traveling in the day time and avoid direct sunlight exposure. Put on coats in the chilly night to avoid catching a cold.

Late December

The average temperature in late December is between 0 and 17°C (32 – 45°F). Most of the days are clear. No rain can be expected. Although a stable temperature in the day time can be expected, it can drop to -2°C (28°F). Please put on proper clothes to fend off the chill. It is recommended that you put on windbreakers, woolen sweaters or other warm clothes in the day time and down jackets in the evening to shield against the cold.

Historical Lijiang Weather in December

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