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

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

When to go to Guiyang, China

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

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

January

If you visit Guiyang during January, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Guiyang is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Guiyang is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Guiyang is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Guiyang is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Guiyang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Guiyang is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Guiyang is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Guiyang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Guiyang is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Guiyang is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

October

October in Guiyang is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans

November

If you vacation in Guiyang during November, you are likely to find that it is chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Guiyang during December, you are likely to find that it is cold. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Guiyang, 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 Guiyang
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • 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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