The climate in Guilin is considered sub-tropical, and the weather is in large part affected by the subtropical monsoon.  However, Guilin does experience a rather large variation in temperatures throughout the year, as the winter months get noticeable colder than the summer months.

            On average, the hottest months of the year are July and August, during which time the daily high temperatures will generally hover in the upper 80’s and lower 90’s.  The nighttime temperatures during these months will generally drop to the mid to lower 70’s. 

            The coldest months of the year on average are January and February, during which time the daily high temperatures will reach the upper 40’s and lower 50’s.  The nighttime temperatures during these months will generally drop to the mid 30’s, with temperatures falling below freezing on occasion.  Snow does fall in Guilin, but it is not common. 

            The monsoon season lasts from April through the month of August, during which time rain is guaranteed almost every day.  The three rainiest months however are April, May, and June.  Travel to Guilin is possible during these months, and certain hotels offer large discounts, but prepare for rain and make sure to pack along a raincoat or umbrella.

            For more weather information about Guilin, check out this Ten Day Forecast , and this Monthly Weather Averages page.