Lijiang Weather in January

Lijiang Weather and Climate in January

When you travel to Lijiang, Lijiang is experiencing a cold winter in January with sunny weather and the minimum temperature can reach 0°C (32°F). In general, the monthly average temperature is about 14°C (57°F) by day and 0°C (32°F) at night.The city is dominated by subtropical humid monsoon climate, and it experiences a dry season in January, so it rarely rains in this month. The air is cold and dry, so travelers should keep warm and hydrated. The view of the city is splendid, though.

Historical Lijiang Average Daily Temperatures in January

  January Average High  Average Low
       1 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       2 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       3 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       4 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       5 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       6 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       7 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.2°C / 31.6°F
       8 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.1°C / 31.8°F
        9 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.1°C / 31.8°F
       10 13.7°C / 56.7°F -0.1°C / 31.8°F
       11 13.7°C / 56.7 °F 0°C / 32°F
       12 13.7°C / 56.7°F 0°C / 32°F
       13 13.7°C / 56.7°F 0.1°C / 32.2°F
       14 13.8°C / 56.8°F 0.1°C / 32.2°F
       15 13.8°C / 56.8°F 0.2°C / 32.4°F
       16 13.8°C / 56.8°F 0.2°C / 32.4°F
       17 13.8°C / 56.8°F 0.3°C / 32.5°F
       18 13.8°C / 56.8°F 0.3°C / 32.5°F
       19 13.9°C / 57°F 0.4°C / 32.7°F
      20 13.9°C / 57°F 0.5°C / 32.9°F
      21 13.9°C / 57°F 0.5°C / 32.9°F
      22 14°C / 57.2°F 0.6°C / 33°F
      23 14°C / 57.2°F 0.7°C / 33.3°F
      24 14°C / 57.2°F 0.8°C / 33.4°F
      25 14°C / 57.2°F 0.9°C / 33.6°F
      26 14.1°C / 57.4°F 0.9°C / 33.6°F
      27 14.1°C / 57.4°F 1°C / 33.8°F
      28 14.2°C / 57.6°F 1.1°C / 34°F
      29 14.2°C / 57.6°F 1.2°C / 34.2°F
      30 14.2°C / 57.6°F 1.3°C / 34.3°F
      31 14.3°C / 57.7°F 1.3°C / 34.3°F

What to Wear for a January Lijiang Travel

Travelers can wear suits, lined dresses, wind coats, casual wears, jackets and light sweaters. As the temperature significantly drops at night, down garments, cotton-padded clothes, leather jackets, woolen clothes, felt hat, gloves, and scarves are recommended. 

Places to Visit in January Lijiang

  • Lashihai Lake:
    Lashi Lake is a famous attraction in Lijiang. There are Naxi and other minority nationalities inhabited around Lashihai Lake, who are rich in cultural and folk customs. Zhiyun Temple situated by Lashihai Lake is regarded as one of the five temples in the city of Lijiang. It is a famous tourism spot of Tibetan Lamaism.
  • Jade Dragon Snow Mountain:
    Travelers can witness the splendour of imposing mountains covered by white snow. They can go skiing in the scenic area and appreciate the gorgeous panorama. After the visit, they can go to the nearby Blue Moon Valley.
  • Lijiang Ancient Town:
    Travelers can also spend a leisure life in the Old Town of Lijiang. Enjoying Naxi Ethnic minority’s ancient music.
  • Ganhaizi Meadow:
    There are many tour facilities, spreading all over the  Dry Sea Meadow like stars in the sky. It’s a great convenience for the tourists, who can do skiing, sliding on the sand, gliding, car racing, horse racing, and towed gliding.
  • Mu’s Residence:
    It reflects the architectural style of the central plains of China during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Its layout is arranged according to the pattern of the Forbidden City. Decorative work, including carvings and paintings of buildings, are similar in style to those in the palace of Ming. Most of the decorations are simple but sublime showing the dignity of the ruler. Some of the buildings show the delicate characteristics of landscape gardens in south China.
  • Black Dragon Pool:
    Black Dragon Pool, or Jade Spring(Yuquan玉泉) Park is the main headwater of the Yushui River which goes through the Old Town. People believe that the gods of the Naxi ethnic minorities are living in the chestnut woods, beside the mouth of springs, behind the carved doors and below the bridges.

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