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

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Traveling to Guiyang, China? If you're planning to go to Guiyang, I've got 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 Guiyang, China

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

Important essentials 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.

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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

  • (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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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 an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

If you vacation in Guiyang during February, you might find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (single digits 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.

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March

If you are traveling to Guiyang in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you go to Guiyang in April, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Guiyang is warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

In June, Guiyang is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Guiyang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

If you vacation in Guiyang during July, you might notice that it is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

August in Guiyang is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Guiyang during September, you will probably find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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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).

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November

If you are traveling to Guiyang in November, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you go to Guiyang in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Guiyang, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Guiyang.

If you visit a temple, such as Hongfu Temple, wear:

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