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

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

When to go to Central Yunnan, China

Based on the climate and weather in Central Yunnan, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

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

January

January for Central Yunnan is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Central Yunnan in February, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans

March

March in this region is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts

April

If you go to Central Yunnan in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

Traveling to Central Yunnan in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Central Yunnan is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Central Yunnan is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Central Yunnan in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage

November

November is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear

December

If you are traveling to Central Yunnan in December, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Central Yunnan, 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 Yunnan

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