Guilin lies in the northeast of Guangxi Province. The weather in this region is normally under the control of the tropical monsoon, which is considered to be of seasons distinct, pleasant temperature, and abundant rainfall. The native people describe the climate with this proverb 'Scarcely snowing in winter, perennially flowers blossoming'.
The coldest month is January; the average temperature being 7.6 degrees C and the hottest is July where average temperature is 28.3 degree centigrade. Guilin's annual rainfall is about 1926 mm (80 inches).