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

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

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.

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

January

If you go to Haikou in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit Haikou during February, you are likely to find 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 around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Haikou in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Haikou is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

May

May in Haikou is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses

June

June in this region is constantly hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

July

If you are 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you visit Haikou during August, you are likely to find that it is really 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

September

If you are traveling 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots

October

October here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

November

November in Haikou is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Haikou
  • 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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