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

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

When to go to Jiangsu, China

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

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

January

January for Jiangsu can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Jiangsu in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Jiangsu in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Jiangsu is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Jiangsu is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Jiangsu can be very 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:

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

August

If you go to Jiangsu in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Jiangsu is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Jiangsu in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Jiangsu in November, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Jiangsu in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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