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Guangzhou Weather in September

Weather: The summer heat continues through September, but it rains less with 166 mm of total rainfall. The average low and high temperatures are respectively 23 °C (74 °F) and 31 °C (88 °F). The first half of the month is usually cloudy or rainy, but in the latter half of the month it is drier, and it begins to cool down in the early morning and evening.

Clothing: Summer clothes such as skirts, shorts and T-shirts will still do, and sun protection is still needed; but towards the end of the month you might need warmer clothes for cool early mornings and evenings. An umbrella is recommended. See the current weather and forecast>>

Things to Do
the mid-autumn festival

The Guangzhou Mid-Autumn Fest: This annual holiday is the second biggest traditional Chinese festival. The Mid-Autumn Festival usually falls in September, but occasionally the public holiday is in early October. It is a full moon festival and a harvest festival. Moon cakes featuring the fruits and nuts of the season are the favorite festival food.

If you arrive around the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, you will be fortunate enough to enjoy moon cakes and beverages on board a Pearl River cruise. Hopefully the bright harvest moon will brighten up the river with silvery shimmers as you watch the colorfully and brightly lit buildings pass by.

Go on a Walking Tour: For some exercise in September, you can enjoy a city park or go on a walking tour of interesting sites. Shamian Island is a favorite sightseeing area. There is a park as seen in the picture at right. There are dozens of interesting buildings to see too that date from the time that Guangzhou had a foreign enclave in the 19th century. The buildings are a hundred years old or more, and they are fine examples of several Western architectural styles. 

September Trade Fair: There is the International Mould and Die Exhibition. Guangzhou's 3-day visa free travel policies is an encouragement to foreign business people to attend the trade shows and come for short-term business trips.

Peak Travel Month

September is generally one of the three high travel months. If the Mid-Autumn Fest falls in the month, as it usually does, then there is a great jump in the number of Chinese tourists on those days. There is also a rise in travel at the end of the month for the October 1st Chinese National Day holiday, which is a week-long holiday for many people. During these holidays, flightstrains, and buses will be packed and accommodations booked up.

September Guangzhou Tours

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Further Reading

Guangzhou Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
September 1 89 °F 31.67 °C 76 °F 24.44 °C
September 2 89 °F 31.67 °C 76 °F 24.44 °C
September 3 89 °F 31.67 °C 76 °F 24.44 °C
September 4 89 °F 31.67 °C 76 °F 24.44 °C
September 5 89 °F 31.67 °C 76 °F 24.44 °C
September 6 89 °F 31.67 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 7 89 °F 31.67 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 8 89 °F 31.67 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 9 89 °F 31.67 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 10 89 °F 31.67 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 11 88 °F 31.11 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 12 88 °F 31.11 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 13 88 °F 31.11 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 14 88 °F 31.11 °C 75 °F 23.89 °C
September 15 88 °F 31.11 °C 74 °F 23.33 °C
September 16 88 °F 31.11 °C 74 °F 23.33 °C
September 17 88 °F 31.11 °C 74 °F 23.33 °C
September 18 88 °F 31.11 °C 74 °F 23.33 °C
September 19 88 °F 31.11 °C 74 °F 23.33 °C
September 20 87 °F 30.56 °C 74 °F 23.33 °C
September 21 87 °F 30.56 °C 73 °F 22.78 °C
September 22 87 °F 30.56 °C 73 °F 22.78 °C
September 23 87 °F 30.56 °C 73 °F 22.78 °C
September 24 87 °F 30.56 °C 73 °F 22.78 °C
September 25 87 °F 30.56 °C 73 °F 22.78 °C
September 26 87 °F 30.56 °C 73 °F 22.78 °C
September 27 86 °F 30 °C 72 °F 22.22 °C
September 28 86 °F 30 °C 72 °F 22.22 °C
September 29 86 °F 30 °C 72 °F 22.22 °C
September 30 86 °F 30 °C 72 °F 22.22 °C

Guangzhou Climate Information by Month