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

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

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.

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

January

January in Jinan is freezing. 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:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket

February

Traveling to Jinan in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces

March

March in Jinan can be very chilly. 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 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

If you vacation in Jinan during April, you are likely to find 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:

  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear

May

Traveling to Jinan in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

July

July can be very hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

August

August in Jinan can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

September in Jinan is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear

November

November for Jinan is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

December

December here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Jinan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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