Average Sunshine in China for January





The tables below give January averages for the number of sunny days and hours of sunshine at dozens of cities throughout China.

You can jump to a separate table for each section of the country: North China, Northeast China, East China, South Central China, Southwest China and Northwest China.

The month's totals are averages of weather data collected from 1961 to 1990.

North China

Total January sunshine
Place Province or Region Hours
Beijing Beijing 201
Hailar Inner Mongolia 175
Taiyuan Shanxi 182

Northeast China

Average amount of sun in January
Place Province or Region Hours
Qiqihar Heilongjiang 190
Shenyang Liaoning 167

East China

Average January sun
Place Province or Region Hours
Ganzhou Jiangxi 103
Nanchang Jiangxi 103
Qingdao Shandong 185
Shanghai Shanghai 135

South Central China

Number of sunny hours in January on average
Place Province or Region Hours
Guangzhou Guangdong 133
Haikou Hainan Island 126
Macau Macau 147
Nanning Guangxi 87
Shantou Guangdong 147
Zhengzhou Henan 159

Southwest China

Average total sunshine in January
Place Province or Region Hours
Chengdu Sichuan 67
Kunming Yunnan 232

Northwest China

Average January sun
Place Province or Region Hours
Altay Xinjiang 164
Jiuquan Gansu 219
Kashi Xinjiang 156
Lanzhou Gansu 175
Ruoqiang Xinjiang 209
Xi'an Shaanxi 130
Yinchuan Ningxia 216
Reference

World Data Center for Meteorology. Climate of the World.

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