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

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

When to go to Hainan, China

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

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

January

If you vacation in Hainan during January, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Hainan during March, you are likely to find that it is 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

May

If you vacation in Hainan during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

June

June is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in Hainan can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

Traveling to Hainan in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you go to Hainan in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

October

October in Hainan is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Hainan in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hainan, 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 Hainan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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