Central Inner Mongolia, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Central Inner Mongolia, China? If you're planning to go to Central Inner Mongolia, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Central Inner Mongolia, China

Based on the climate and weather in Central Inner Mongolia, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Central Inner Mongolia, China by month

January

January in Central Inner Mongolia is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • Coveralls
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots

February

February in Central Inner Mongolia can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • High performance gloves

March

If you are traveling to Central Inner Mongolia in March, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

April

April for Central Inner Mongolia is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters

May

May in Central Inner Mongolia is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

June

June is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

July

If you go to Central Inner Mongolia in July, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat

August

If you are traveling to Central Inner Mongolia in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September in Central Inner Mongolia is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) to 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks

October

Traveling to Central Inner Mongolia in October, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear

November

November in Central Inner Mongolia is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thick pajamas

December

December in Central Inner Mongolia can be bitter cold. Temperatures average in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • High performance gloves

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Central Inner Mongolia, China

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Central Inner Mongolia

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