Qingdao Weather in January
January is one of the coldest months of the year in Qingdao, when there are a lot of cloudy or sunny days. There are almost no rainy days. The average temperature is lower than during the other months and the lowest temperature is just -9°C/15.8°F.
|Average Maximum||Average Minimum||Highest Maximum||Lowest Minimum|
|℃|| 2 || -3 || 8 || -9 |
|℉|| 35.6 || 26.6 || 46.4 || 15.8 |
Sunny Days: 13 days
Cloudy Days: 13 days
Rainy Days: 3 days
Overcast Days: 4 days
Rainy Days: 1 day
What to wear and bring
In early January, the overall temperature is generally -6°C/21.2°F to 8°C/46.4°F. After New Year's Day, the temperature starts to rise for the whole of early January. As most of the days are cloudy or sunny, it is recommended to wear cotton fleece coats and padded jackets to keep warm. Wearing a winter hat and gloves is also necessary.
Weather on the Chinese New Year Festival
On New Year's Day, it is very cold in Qingdao, when the temperature is between -1°C/30.2°F and 3°C/37.4°F. And it is usually sunny on this day. It is recommended to wear warm clothing such as down jackets, military coats and other heavyweight coats. Wear warmer clothing for outdoor activities at night.
The weather during this period is similar to early January, with the minimum temperature staying generally around 7°C/44.6°F. But there are a few days when the lowest temperature can reach −8°C/17.6°F. It is recommended that you wear something really warm like a sheepskin jacket, a military coat or a cotton fleece coat.
Late January is the coldest period during the month because on almost all the days the lowest temperature goes down to -8°C/17.6°F. And as most of the days are cloudy and rainy, it is recommended to wear cotton-padded clothes, winter clothes, and other warm clothing.