Beijing Weather in January

What's the weather like in Beijing (Beijing) in January 2023?

The climate in Beijing during January can be summarized as cold and very dry.

January is in the winter in Beijing and is typically the coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a freezing 2°C (35°F), whilst at night -10°C (14°F) is normal.

Beijing weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 1.5°C 34.7°F
Nightly temperature -9.9°C 14.2°F
Average temperature -4.2°C 24.4°F
Daily sunshine 7.1 hrs
Avg rainfall 2 mm 0.1 ins
Rainy days 2 days
Sea temperature 12.4°C 54.4°F
Humidity 50%
Windspeed 9.7kph 6 mph

On average January is the driest month of the year in Beijing with around 2mm 0.1 inches of rain making it a very dry time to visit.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

January temperatures in Beijing

Beijing average temperature in January

January rainfall

Beijing average rain in January

January hourly sunshine

Beijing average rain in January

The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in Beijing in January 2023.

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Beijing weather stats

Beijing weather statistics
Hottest month: July 31°C 87.8°F
Driest month: January 2mm 0.1ins
Sunniest month: January 7.1hrs
Coldest month: January 1.2°C 34.2°F
Wettest month: July 152mm 6ins
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