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

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Traveling to Haikou, China? If you're planning to go to Haikou, below is 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 Haikou, China

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

Important essentials for Haikou, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (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 don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.

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 excellent value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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February

February in Haikou is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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March

If you are traveling to Haikou in March, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

April for Haikou is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

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May

If you vacation in Haikou during May, you are likely to notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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June

June in Haikou is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

Traveling to Haikou in July, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

If you go to Haikou in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Haikou during October, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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November

If you vacation in Haikou during November, you might see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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December

If you vacation in Haikou during December, you are likely to see that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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Activities for Haikou, China

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

If you go to Hainan Tropical Wildlife Park and Botanical Garden, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these

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

If you visit the Hainan Provincial Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Haikou has some great beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

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