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

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

When to go to Dongguan, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Dongguan in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Dongguan in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Dongguan 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:

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

April

April in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

June

Traveling to Dongguan in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

July

July in Dongguan can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear

August

August for Dongguan can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you are traveling to Dongguan in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

October

Traveling to Dongguan in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella

November

If you go to Dongguan in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Dongguan in December, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Dongguan, 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 Dongguan
  • Appropriate museum wear

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