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

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Traveling to Chengde, China? If you're planning to go to Chengde, below is 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 Chengde, China

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

Important essentials for Chengde, China

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Chengde, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Chengde.

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

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January

January in Chengde is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Chengde can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

Traveling to Chengde in April, you will notice that it can be chilly and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you visit Chengde during May, you might notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you are traveling to Chengde in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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July

In July, Chengde is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Chengde, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in this region is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

If you visit Chengde during September, you might see that it is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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October

If you vacation in Chengde during October, you will probably find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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November

November here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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December

If you go to Chengde in December, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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