The best times to visit Guangzhou for ideal weather are

October 22nd to April 15th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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    Weather in Guangzhou

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Guangzhou vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 35th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Guangzhou, the hottest months are July, August, and then September. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early August where highs are regularly around 95.5°F (35.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.5°F (25.3°C) at night.

    Guangzhou Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Guangzhou Temperatures (Celsius)

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    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Guangzhou Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Guangzhou Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Guangzhou Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan64.556.247.4
    Feb6961.853.9
    Mar72.56658.8
    Apr79.47365.4
    May86.779.772.7
    Jun90.883.476.6
    Jul93.885.877.9
    Aug93.885.777.1
    Sep91.483.775.4
    Oct86.17868.5
    Nov77.469.260.2
    Dec6859.650.4

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan18.113.48.6
    Feb20.616.612.2
    Mar22.518.914.9
    Apr26.322.818.6
    May30.426.522.6
    Jun32.728.624.8
    Jul34.329.925.5
    Aug34.329.825.1
    Sep3328.724.1
    Oct30.125.620.3
    Nov25.220.715.7
    Dec2015.310.2


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Guangzhou are October, January, and then November. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October. For example, on the week of October 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 5 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

    When can you find snow in Guangzhou? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Guangzhou.

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Guangzhou (in).

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan13%02
    Feb16%01.7
    Mar21%04.6
    Apr36%08.4
    May47%016.3
    Jun57%015.9
    Jul43%010.1
    Aug40%012.4
    Sep34%08.6
    Oct10%02.7
    Nov16%02.9
    Dec16%02.2

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan1305.1
    Feb1604.3
    Mar21011.7
    Apr36021.3
    May47041.4
    Jun57040.4
    Jul43025.7
    Aug40031.5
    Sep34021.8
    Oct1006.9
    Nov1607.4
    Dec1605.6

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Guangzhou has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (51.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (74%).

    Wind in Guangzhou is usually calm. The windiest month is December, followed by January and November. December’s average wind speed of around 5.4 knots (6.2 MPH or 9.9 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 12.3 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Guangzhou.

    Key
    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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    Max Sustained Wind
    Average Daily Wind

    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan5.2Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
    Feb4.8Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
    Mar4.6Light breeze9.7Gentle breeze
    Apr4.3Light breeze9.5Gentle breeze
    May4.3Light breeze10Gentle breeze
    Jun4.6Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze
    Jul4.8Light breeze11Gentle breeze
    Aug4.4Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
    Sep4.8Light breeze10.3Gentle breeze
    Oct5Light breeze10Gentle breeze
    Nov5.1Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
    Dec5.4Light breeze10.9Gentle breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan53.2%
    Feb62.6%
    Mar67.4%
    Apr69.3%
    May72.1%
    Jun74%
    Jul68.9%
    Aug66.7%
    Sep63.9%
    Oct53.3%
    Nov54.9%
    Dec51.1%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Guangzhou?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Mar 17, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Macao; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 03, 2018.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Guangzhou, China is March, followed by April and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Guangzhou in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

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    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 40.9 in December means 40.9% of the tourists vs. March.


    Overall Guangzhou Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 90.2°F (32.3°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 6 to 15 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have hot weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 12 to 17 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Guangzhou, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 92.7°F (33.7°C) and 73.3°F (22.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is somewhat cool this time of year in Guangzhou to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 71.8°F (22.1°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     

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