January in Hohhot is cold. The lowest temperature drops to –19 °C (–2.2 °F) and the highest is about –6 °C (21.2 °F) during the day. The lowest average temperature is –21 °C (–5.8 °F) at night. It is sunny most of the time with frequent snow and is sometimes cloudy.
An overcoat and thick jeans are necessary to avoid catching a cold if you stay outdoors for a long time.
Generally, Chinese New Year comes in late January or early February. The spring festival may be the best time to experience authentic Chinese culture. January marks the peak travel season of the year so train and flight tickets are difficult to book. Consult our website and have us help you design your own tour to Hohhot. See our Hohhot tours for more information.