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

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

When to go to Hefei, China

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

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

January

January in Hefei can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

February

February for Hefei is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks

March

March in Hefei is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Hefei during April, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 60 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Hefei is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Hefei is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Hefei during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot. 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:

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

August

If you go to Hefei in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Hefei during October, 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 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Hefei during November, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Hefei is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Hefei, 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 Hefei
  • 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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