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Guangzhou Weather in December

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Feb. 4, 2021

Winter is short in Guangzhou and it starts from December. The average low and high temperatures are respectively 11 °C (52 °F) and 20 °C (68 °F). There are only about 5 days of rain and 32 mm of total rainfall.


A shirt, a light sweater and a jacket are enough to deal with winter in Guangzhou.

Guangzhou Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Things to Do and Events in December

It is one of the best times of the year to visit Guangzhou in the moderate, cool, and dry weather.

Guangzhou has numerous gardens with flowers in the winter, and it is pleasant to see the many flower markets. During cold weather, you might opt to shop. Christmas has become a popular festival in Guangzhou, especially among the younger people.

Enjoy Christmas in Guangzhou

Christmas in GuangzhouChristmas in Guangzhou

Christmas has become a popular shopping experience in Guangzhou. The big malls in the CBD, such as TeeMall, will be filled with holiday decorations and crowded with shoppers. There is also a special Christmas market at the Grand Hyatt Guangzhou in December. The large 4- and 5-star hotels offer Christmas dinner to their guests.

Churches and cathedrals, such as Sacred Heart Cathedral, will host Christmas masses.

For an even grander Christmas affair, experience Christmas in Hong Kong where there are big world-class events and entertainment. It is one of Hong Kong's main holidays. You can reach downtown Hong Kong in about 2 or 3 hours on a high-speed train.

Visit the Chen Clan Ancestral Hall

Chen Clan Ancestral HallChen Clan Ancestral Hall

The Chen Clan Ancestral Hall is an ideal place to admire the local folk architecture and learn about the history of Guangzhou. The ancestral hall was built over 100 years ago and still preserves a series of ancient buildings and artwork, such as carvings, paintings, and calligraphy.

There is also a folk art museum displaying local handicrafts.

Visit Shimen National Forest Park

In the cool, sunny weather you can enjoy walking in the national park. It is about 1.5 hours north-east of Guangzhou. There are woody glades with beautiful foliage in December. There are also bamboo thickets, hillsides, and ponds. An aquatic garden measures about 7 hectares. It contains a variety of aquatic plants. Red maple trees cover about 600 hectares (1,400 acres).

December is a Low Travel Season


December is a low travel month. Flights, trains, and target hotel rooms are available, and our tour prices are economical. Let us help you arrange your hotel reservations and your tickets.

Guangzhou Tours in December

We arrange Guangzhou tours for families, groups, and individuals and give you advice on the local festivals and other things that we would recommend for you.

Check out the sample tour below for more ideas or contact us to create your own experience.

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