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Weather in January

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January in Lanzhou is freezing because of the frequent snow. The lowest temperature drops to –11 °C (12.2 °F) and the highest is about 2 °C (35.6 °F) during the day. The lowest average temperature is –13 °C (8.6 °F) at night. In spite of the cold, the sun sometimes shines and a little breeze blows.

An overcoat and thick trousers are recommended to avoid catching a cold if you stay outdoors for a long time.

Chinese New Year comes in late January or early February. This time of the year may be the best for experiencing authentic Chinese culture, and it is also peak travel season. Train and flight tickets are difficult to book, so consider not traveling during this time of the year. Consult our website to have us help you design your own travel to Lanzhou. Also see our Chinese New Year Travel Guide.

Lanzhou Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
January   1 34 °F 1.11 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   2 34 °F 1.11 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   3 34 °F 1.11 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   4 34 °F 1.11 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   5 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   6 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   7 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   8 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   9 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   10 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   11 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   12 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   13 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   14 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   15 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   16 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   17 34 °F 1.11 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   18 35 °F 1.67 °C 11 °F -11.67 °C
January   19 35 °F 1.67 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   20 35 °F 1.67 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   21 35 °F 1.67 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   22 35 °F 1.67 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   23 35 °F 1.67 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   24 35 °F 1.67 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   25 36 °F 2.22 °C 12 °F -11.11 °C
January   26 36 °F 2.22 °C 13 °F -10.56 °C
January   27 36 °F 2.22 °C 13 °F -10.56 °C
January   28 36 °F 2.22 °C 13 °F -10.56 °C
January   29 36 °F 2.22 °C 13 °F -10.56 °C
January   30 37 °F 2.78 °C 13 °F -10.56 °C
January   31 37 °F 2.78 °C 14 °F -10 °C

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