Best Time to Visit Guilin

Guilin, lying in south china, is a world famous destination with monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate. It is suitable to travel to Guilin all year round, and from April to October is the best. 
 
Characters of Guilin climate
 
The weather in Guilin can be very hot in summer and humid in spring and autumn, a little cold in winter. The average temperature of Guilin for the year is 19.3℃. The average temperature in July is 28.3℃. Average precipitation for the year here is 1926 every month.
 
Travel in spring
Guilin’s spring is usually from March to May. The weather in spring is very comfortable for visitors.
 
Li River hiking – Since it is not hot as summer, it is very comfortable to hiking along the Li River in a sunny day in this season.
Li River cruise – Chose Li River cruise in spring you can appreciating the whole scenery along the Li River. No matter raining day, frost day or sunny day, the cruise can be a good way to view the beauty of Li River.
Longji Terraced Filed – In spring, you can see the fields filled with water like strings of silver chains among hills.
 
Travel in summer
Guilin’s summer is a rainy season. The rainy days mostly concentrate in May and June. If you come to Guilin during this time, do not forget to bring an umbrella with you. The umbrellas in Guilin are also quality and cheap. A sun-block is also very necessary and sun-blocks in China are in low SPF with skin-bleach. Plus, you can take some simple medicines to prevent cold and heatstroke with you. Choose a pair of comfortable shoes for you journey. 
 
Yangshuo Yu Long RiverSitting on the bamboo chairs on the rafts along the Yu Long River, you can enjoy the whole scenery along the river and re-discover your inner peace here.
Yangshuo countryside trip – The trip will let you experience the life and scenery of the countryside in Yangshuo, forgetting the heat in summer.
 
Travel in autumn
 
Autumn in Guilin is from September to November. This season will be the most ideal time to travel in Guilin. But it is also a high season for domestic tourists to come to Guilin. The weather is not as hot as summer and less rains. The cool weather and fine days could ensure your journey in Guilin comfortable.
 
You can go any attractions in Guilin according to you itinerary and your willing.
 
Longji Terrace- It is the golden time to view the scene in Longji. Here, the golden fields’ looks like dragons lying in the hills.
 
Recommendation: you can go to visit Sanjiang from Guilin to experience the life and share the joy of harvest with Dong ethnic people.
 
Travel in winter
 
Guilin’s winter is from December to February. The weather in winter is moist and cold, epically in January. This is low season of the year and the Guilin tour could be less crowed than other seasons. Price is cheaper for travel.
 
In winter, Guilin’s weather is cold, dry and windy, so bring thick coats, jackets, scarf which can keep you warm. Snow is rarely seen in Guilin. Since Guilin is surrounded by rivers, the low temperature may make you feel very cold.
 
Climate Data Table for Guilin
               Month
   Item
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
maximum
temperature
(℃)
11
12
16
22
27
30
32
32
30
25
20
15
minimum
temperature
(℃)
5
7
11
16
20
23
25
24
22
17
12
7
Rainfall (mm)
52.5
87.5
127.5
252.5
357.5
342.5
222.5
172.5
77.5
87.5
72.5
47.5
Days of rainfall
15.1
15.5
18.6
20.2
19.0
17.5
16.1
14.8
8.2
9.7
8.7
9.1

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