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

Traveling to Gansu, China? If you're planning to go to Gansu, this article contains 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 Gansu, China

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

Important essentials for Gansu, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gansu, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Gansu in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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February

February for Gansu is very cold. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day.

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March

If you are traveling to Gansu in March, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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April

If you go to Gansu in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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May

Traveling to Gansu in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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June

June in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July in Gansu is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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August

August here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Gansu in September, 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).

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October

October here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains sometimes.

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November

November can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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December

If you are traveling to Gansu in December, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

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