January is the coldest month of the year, and buildings in Ningbo do not provide indoor heating. The average temperature is about 4.9 °C (40.8 °F ), relatively lower than in northern China. Ningbo is wet and cold during the winter, different from northern China. Ningbo seldom sees snow, but there is a small chance that you’ll see snowflakes floating in the air.
When going outside, wear a woolen sweater with a wind coat, as well as gloves and a hat. If you cannot resist the cold, wear down clothing.
As January marks the beginning of a new year, various celebrating activities are held, including singing and dancing performances. Moreover, there are relatively fewer tourists, giving you more choices with respect to hotels and scenic attractions.