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

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

When to go to Guangdong, China

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

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

January

January is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Guangdong in March, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

April

April is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

May for Guangdong is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

June

If you are traveling to Guangdong in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

July

If you are traveling to Guangdong in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat

August

August in Guangdong is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

If you are traveling to Guangdong in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. 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:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

October

Traveling to Guangdong in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

November

Traveling to Guangdong in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

Traveling to Guangdong in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Guangdong, 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 Guangdong
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch

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