Benxi, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to Benxi, China? If you're planning to go to Benxi, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Benxi, China

Based on the climate and weather in Benxi, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Benxi, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Benxi, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Benxi, China by month

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January

If you visit Benxi during January, you will probably see that it is beyond freezing and extremely snowy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to snow most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

February

In February, Benxi is frigid and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 30s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Benxi, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

March

In March, Benxi is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). This is also a rainy time for Benxi, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

April

If you vacation in Benxi during April, you will probably see that it can be chilly and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days and snow regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

May

In May, Benxi is mild and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Benxi, with most of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

June

If you are traveling to Benxi in June, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

July

July in this region is hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

August

If you visit Benxi during August, you will probably find that it is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

September

If you visit Benxi during September, you might find that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

October

If you visit Benxi during October, you might find that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

November

Traveling to Benxi in November, you will notice that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time and snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

December

If you are traveling to Benxi in December, you will notice that it is frosty and extremely snowy. Expect it to snow most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to Guanmen Mountain, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Going to Wangtian Cave? You'll need:

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