When is the best time to go to Guangzhou (Canton)?

When is the best time to go to Guangzhou (Canton)? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • The best months for good weather in Guangzhou (Canton) are January, October, November and December
  • On average, the warmest months are May, June, July, August and September
  • The coldest months are January and December
  • The rainiest months are May and June

Annual weather in Guangzhou (Canton)

For full information about the climate and weather in Guangzhou (Canton) a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 58°F/68°F
February 61°F/74°F
March 67°F/77°F
April 74°F/83°F
May 81°F/90°F
June 85°F/92°F
July 86°F/94°F
August 86°F/95°F
September 83°F/92°F
October 76°F/86°F
November 68°F/79°F
December 58°F/70°F

Weather and climate in Guangzhou (Canton)

Guangzhou (Canton) enjoys a monsoon-influenced humid subtropical climate in accordance with the Köppen-Geiger classification. The yearly average maximum temperature in Guangzhou (Canton) is 83°F (ranging from 68°F in january to 95°F in august). Annual rainfall is 92in, with a minimum of 1.7in in december and a maximum of 17.1in in may.
  • In the month of january the climate is good. It is for example 68°F as maximum temperature in january and it rains in january about 2.2in.
  • Between february and april the climate is correct. The temperature rises to 83°F and, in april, 11 days of rain are expected.
  • Between the months of may and june the climate is very unfavorable. At lunchtime, it's 92°F in average and it rains about 61% of the time in june.
  • From july to august the climate is unfavorable. By early evening, the temperature averages 88°F and you can expect to have 13in of rainfall/month during this period.
  • In september the climate is correct. By early evening, the temperature averages 85°F and, in september, 14 days of rain are expected.
  • In october the climate is very good. In average, on the morning it is 76°F and it rains about 15% of the time in october.
  • From november to december the climate is good. The record temperature this month is 90°F and it rains in december about 1.7in.

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Charts: temperature and rainfall in Guangzhou (Canton)

In the charts below, you can see the following seasonal norms for the city of Guangzhou (Canton): the minimum and maximum outdoor temperature, the risk and amount of monthly rainfall, daily average sunshine, and relative humidity for each month of the year.

Outside temperature

Precipitation (rainfall)

Daily sunshine hours


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Guangzhou (Canton)

Find out when Guangzhou (Canton) has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Guangzhou (Canton)

  • Very low season in Guangzhou (Canton)
    The months with the lowest number of tourists are: February, June, July and August.
  • Low season in Guangzhou (Canton)
    The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, March, May and September.
  • High season in Guangzhou (Canton)
    The number of visitors to Guangzhou (Canton) is high in: November.
  • Peek season in Guangzhou (Canton)
    The largest number of tourists visiting Guangzhou (Canton) is during: April, October and December.

Figure: Visitor index for Guangzhou (Canton) month by month

Best time for low prices in Guangzhou (Canton)

Average prices of hotels in Guangzhou (Canton) month by month

Generally, June is the month with the lowest hotel prices in Guangzhou (Canton). So this is a great time to save on your holiday! In contrast, April is statistically the most expensive month of the year for hotels.

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Average price for flights to Guangzhou (Canton)

A return flight between London and Guangzhou (Canton) is generally cheaper if you go in september ($ 1020 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 232 more for your airline ticket to Guangzhou (Canton) if you go in april.

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