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

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

When to go to Changsha, China

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

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

January

If you vacation in Changsha during January, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans

February

If you visit Changsha during February, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

March in Changsha is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks

April

If you are traveling to Changsha in April, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Standard footwear
  • Pants or jeans

May

May for Changsha is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

June

June here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat

July

July in this region can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

August

If you visit Changsha during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you are traveling to Changsha in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

If you visit Changsha during October, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

If you go to Changsha in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

December

Traveling to Changsha in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Changsha, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Changsha, 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 Changsha
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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