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

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Traveling to Dongguan, China? If you're planning to go to Dongguan, I have 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 Dongguan, China

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

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • 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 Dongguan, China

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

If you go to Dongguan Botanical Garden, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.

If you see Dongguan Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Dongguan.

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

Traveling to Dongguan in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. 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).

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February

If you are traveling to Dongguan in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

March in Dongguan is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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April

April in Dongguan is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Dongguan in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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July

July in this region is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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August

If you are traveling to Dongguan in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

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

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October

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

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November

If you go to Dongguan in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. 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).

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December

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

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