Urumqi Weather in January

Wear a thin sweater while indoors and another cotton coat or leather cloth to stay warm when outdoors. It is also a dry this month, so use moisturizer.

January marks the beginning of the New Year and the locals are busy preparing for the Spring Festival. The month offers many delicious food and snacks as well as other activities. What's more, January does not fall during the busy travel season, so you can save money and enjoy a relaxing journey. See our Urumqi Tours.

Urumqi Climate Information by Month

Questions and Answers About Urumqi Weather in January

Shameza 2014-01-07
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Hi, i am from malaysia but stay in guangzhou. Would like to go to urumqi on 31 jan with 3kids. Is it too cold for the kids? I am planning to go there for a snow. Any recommendation on hotel and transport?
Dear Shameza, It is too cold during that period. The temperature ranges from -10℃(14℉) to -3℃(26.6℉), you need to take down jackets and boots. Going to Urumqi, you could take a flight, it takes around 5-6 hours. About the hotel, you could consider City Hotel - Urumqi(3 star), Culture Garden Inn - Urumqi(3 star). More options: http://www.chinahighlights.com/hotel/search-hotel.asp In Urumqi, it will snow, but I am not sure if you could see it when you go there. I suggest you go to Harbin, where is famous for the snow sculptures and ice sculptures and it is also too cold. Please check more details on our website: http://www.chinahighlights.com/urumqi/tours.htm Lussie Lu replied on 2014-01-07
Ena 2012-11-26
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Hi,what can we do during month of January? plan to go there from 24 Jan to 26 Jan 2013.
Urumqi is one of the most important cities along the Silk Road. There are some historical places we can visit without much relation to the cold weather, such as Erdaoqian Market, Xinjiang Museum, Xinjiang Silk Road Museum, Red Hill, etc. Would you need us to arrange a private tour with private car/driver and English-speaking guide for you? How many people will travel together in your group? Ruby Zhao replied on 2012-11-26
shah 2011-12-27
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i need forecast january 2012
Hi Shah, thank you for you inquiry. The average temperature of Urumqi in January is -8~-18℃ and it's snowy some times. If you would like us to arrange a Urumqi tour for you, please don't hesitate to contact me at nora@chinahighlights.com. Nice day! Nora Ou replied on 2011-12-27
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