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

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

When to go to Jinzhong, China

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

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

January

January for Jinzhong is freezing. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Waterproof boots
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • High performance gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof coat
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

February in Jinzhong is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month. It rains or snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Scarf
  • Waterproof coat
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Very heavy socks

March

March in Jinzhong can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Jinzhong in April, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Jinzhong in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Jinzhong in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Jinzhong is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Jinzhong is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Jinzhong, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Jinzhong 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Jinzhong during October, you are likely to find that it can be chilly. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Jinzhong in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain or snow sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Jinzhong can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Fleeces
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jinzhong, 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 Jinzhong

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