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

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Traveling to Guangzhou, China? If you're planning to go to Guangzhou, 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 Guangzhou, China

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

Important essentials for Guangzhou, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you go to Guangzhou in January, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

Traveling to Guangzhou in February, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

March for Guangzhou is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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April

April in Guangzhou is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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May

May in Guangzhou is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

In June, Guangzhou is constantly hot. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s 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 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Guangzhou, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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July

If you are traveling to Guangzhou in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Guangzhou in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you vacation in Guangzhou during September, you will probably notice that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October for Guangzhou is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

November in Guangzhou is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

If you visit Guangzhou during December, you may find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally around 50 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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