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

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

When to go to Hongcun, China

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

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

January

January in Hongcun is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Very heavy socks
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Rain coat
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats

February

February for Hongcun is freezing and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Hongcun is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 40s F (single digits C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Hongcun can be brisk 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:

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

May

May in Hongcun is cool and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) to high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Hongcun during June, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Hongcun in September, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Hongcun can be very 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 a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Hongcun during November, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Hongcun can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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