The best times to visit Guilin for ideal weather are

March 12th to May 20th

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



Other Guilin Travel Info

Weather in Guilin


Average temperatures in Guilin vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice some of the year, but often too hot in the summer and cold in the winter with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 26th 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 Guilin, the hottest months are August, July, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid August where highs are regularly around 94°F (34.4°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.6°F (24.8°C) at night.

Guilin Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Guilin Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Guilin Perceived Temperature (F)


Guilin Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Guilin 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 52.7 46.2 39.6
Feb 58.1 51.8 45.7
Mar 64.2 58 52.1
Apr 73.9 66.8 60.2
May 82.1 74.6 68
Jun 87 79.5 73.8
Jul 91.6 82.8 75.9
Aug 92.2 82.8 75.3
Sep 86.9 78.2 71
Oct 80.8 71 62.3
Nov 69.2 60.3 52.3
Dec 57.9 50.4 43.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 11.5 7.9 4.2
Feb 14.5 11 7.6
Mar 17.9 14.4 11.2
Apr 23.3 19.3 15.7
May 27.8 23.7 20
Jun 30.6 26.4 23.2
Jul 33.1 28.2 24.4
Aug 33.4 28.2 24.1
Sep 30.5 25.7 21.7
Oct 27.1 21.7 16.8
Nov 20.7 15.7 11.3
Dec 14.4 10.2 6.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Guilin are October, December, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid October. For example, on the week of October 8th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 4th.

When can you find snow in Guilin? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 22% 0 2.7
Feb 23% 0 3.1
Mar 33% 0 5
Apr 42% 0 9.8
May 51% 0 13.4
Jun 53% 0 19.5
Jul 34% 0 9.7
Aug 23% 0 6.4
Sep 24% 0 4.3
Oct 11% 0 2.1
Nov 26% 0 6.4
Dec 20% 0 3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 22 0 6.9
Feb 23 0 7.9
Mar 33 0 12.7
Apr 42 0 24.9
May 51 0 34
Jun 53 0 49.5
Jul 34 0 24.6
Aug 23 0 16.3
Sep 24 0 10.9
Oct 11 0 5.3
Nov 26 0 16.3
Dec 20 0 7.6


Humidity and Wind

Guilin has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is December (58.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (77.1%).

Wind in Guilin is usually calm. The windiest month is February, followed by December and October. February’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.2 MPH or 8.4 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 early July where average top sustained speeds reach 10.5 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

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.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4.3 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Feb 4.6 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 4 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
Apr 3.9 Barely noticeable 8.9 Gentle breeze
May 3.6 Barely noticeable 8.3 Gentle breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 8.8 Gentle breeze
Jul 3.9 Barely noticeable 9.6 Gentle breeze
Aug 3.8 Barely noticeable 9.3 Gentle breeze
Sep 4.2 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Oct 4.4 Light breeze 9.1 Gentle breeze
Nov 4 Light breeze 8.5 Gentle breeze
Dec 4.4 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.4%
Feb 68.6%
Mar 72.4%
Apr 72%
May 74.5%
Jun 77.1%
Jul 71.3%
Aug 68%
Sep 67.7%
Oct 59.1%
Nov 63%
Dec 58.7%


Is it Safe to Travel to Guilin?

Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are travel warnings for Macao; exercise a high degree of caution. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Guilin, 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 Guilin 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

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 extrapolated based on nearby areas. 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 Guilin Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85°F (29.4°C) and 58.5°F (14.7°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 10 to 16 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 very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see moderate precipitation with 7 to 16 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Guilin, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.5°F (31.9°C) and 64.9°F (18.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 8 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 too cold this time of year in Guilin to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 62.1°F (16.7°C) and 51.7°F (10.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 7 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


Best Times to TravelChina › Guilin, China