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

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

When to go to Erlian, China

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

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

January

January is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Waterproof boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Waterproof coat
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Umbrella

February

If you go to Erlian in February, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thick pajamas

March

If you go to Erlian in March, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Erlian in April, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain sometimes.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Erlian in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Erlian in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Erlian in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Erlian in August, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Erlian in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October for Erlian can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Erlian is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Erlian in December, you will notice that it is biting cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thick pajamas

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

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

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