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

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

When to go to Handan, China

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Handan in January, you will notice that it is frigid. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots

February

If you go to Handan in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters

March

If you go to Handan in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain once in a while.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Handan in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Handan is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Handan can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Handan in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Handan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Handan is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof boots
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Handan, 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 Handan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • 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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