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

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

When to go to Huangshan, China

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

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

January

January here is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Huangshan is frigid and somewhat rainy. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) to 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Huangshan during March, you are likely to find that it is pretty cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Huangshan during April, you are likely to find that it can be very chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Huangshan in May, you will notice that it is crisp and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Huangshan in June, you will notice that it is cool and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Huangshan is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Huangshan 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:

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

September

If you visit Huangshan during September, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Huangshan is cold and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Huangshan can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) to 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Huangshan in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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