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

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

When to go to Emeishan, China

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

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

January

January in Emeishan is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Scarf
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

February in this region is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Very heavy socks
  • Gloves
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Scarf
  • Fleeces

March

March in Emeishan can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage

April

April in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Emeishan in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Emeishan can be chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Emeishan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Emeishan is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Emeishan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Emeishan is pretty cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Emeishan during October, 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 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Emeishan in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters

December

December in Emeishan is freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Very heavy socks
  • Rain coat
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Emeishan, 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 Emeishan

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