Jilin, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Jilin, China? If you're planning to go to Jilin, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Jilin, China

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

Important essentials for Jilin, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jilin, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Jilin, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Jilin.

If you are intending to check out the amazing Catholic Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing that covers knees and shoulders:

If you go to Longtan Mountain Park, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:

If you visit a temple, such as Confucius Temple Museum, wear:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Jilin.

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

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    January

    If you are traveling to Jilin in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C).

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    February

    February in this region is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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    March

    March in Jilin is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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    April

    If you vacation in Jilin during April, you might see that it is crisp. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s 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 once in a while.

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    May

    May is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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    June

    If you visit Jilin during June, you are likely to see that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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    July

    July in Jilin is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    August

    In August, Jilin is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Jilin, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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    September

    If you are traveling to Jilin in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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    October

    October in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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    November

    If you are traveling to Jilin in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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    December

    December in Jilin can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C), with more than half days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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