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

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Traveling to Jinan, China? If you're planning to go to Jinan, we have 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 Jinan, China

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

Important essentials for Jinan, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Jinan can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

February

February here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

March

If you visit Jinan during March, you are likely to see that it can be very chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

April

If you vacation in Jinan during April, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

May

If you vacation in Jinan during May, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

June

If you are traveling to Jinan in June, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

July

If you are traveling to Jinan in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

August

August is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

September

September in Jinan is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

November

November in Jinan is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

December

December is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see a temple, such as Memorial Temple of Xin Qiji, wear:

If you go to Daming Lake Park, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these

Activities for Jinan, China

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

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