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

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

When to go to Gaoyou, China

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

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

January

If you go to Gaoyou in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Gaoyou can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Gaoyou is cold. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Gaoyou in April, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Gaoyou in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Gaoyou in July, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Gaoyou can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Gaoyou in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Gaoyou can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about two thirds of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Gaoyou, 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 Gaoyou
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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