The temperature is lower in January than other months, with a high temperature of 9 °C (48 °F) and a low temperature of –1 °C (30 °F). It is the coldest and driest month of the year, and you’ll need a down jacket or a fur coat to stay warm. If you go outside, use sunscreen as well as soothing moisturizer.
January in Wuhan is a festive time. A variety of traditional activities are held to celebrate the Spring Festival (Chinese new year), such as dragon dances, bonfire parties, barbecues, folk songs, dance shows, and so on. You can fully experience the folk culture of Wuhan in January.
January does not fall during the peak travel season in Wuhan. If the Spring Festival happens this month, traffic will be busy and it is crowded all over the country, with trains and flights fully booked. See our Wuhan Tours for more information on tours to this city.