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

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent value.


  • 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 Jinan, China

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

If you intend to go to the stunning Hongjialou Catholic Church, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • 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.

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

If you visit Confucius Culture Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Castle hopping? For Huayang Palace, take:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Jinan.

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

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January

January here is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

If you vacation in Jinan during February, you might find that it can be brisk. 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 below 0 C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

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March

Traveling to Jinan in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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April

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

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May

If you go to Jinan in May, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

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

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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).

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August

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

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September

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

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October

If you are traveling to Jinan in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in Jinan during November, you might find 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 40 and 50% during the day.

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December

December in Jinan is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

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