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

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

When to go to Heihe, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Heihe in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and somewhat snowy. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Snow boots
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Ski jacket

February

If you are traveling to Heihe in February, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Expect it to snow about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Snow boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Ski jacket
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Goggles for eye protection

March

March here is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Snow boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Ski jacket

April

April in Heihe is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month. It also snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Heihe is crisp and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Heihe, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Heihe in June, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • Dresses

July

If you go to Heihe in July, you will notice that it is warm and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

August

August for Heihe is warm and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Light footwear

September

September in Heihe is chilly and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

It tends to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

October

October for Heihe is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month and snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Snow boots
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Ski jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots

December

December in Heihe is unbearably cold and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10+ below zero F (20+ below zero C). It snows about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Insulated boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Snow boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Ski jacket
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter
  • Extreme cold weather gear

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Heihe, 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 Heihe

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