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

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

When to go to Dujiangyan, China

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Dujiangyan in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Dujiangyan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Dujiangyan is cool. Temperatures average in the 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:

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

April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Dujiangyan in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here is consistently 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:

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

August

August here is extremely warm. 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:

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

September

Traveling to Dujiangyan in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Dujiangyan in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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