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

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

When to go to Jishou, China

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Jishou in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain or snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Jishou during February, you are likely to find that it is brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Jishou is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

April

In April, Jishou is mild. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Jishou, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is breezy.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat

May

If you vacation in Jishou during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Jishou during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Jishou in July, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts

August

August in Jishou is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

September

September in Jishou is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Jishou is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses

November

November in Jishou can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece

December

December in Jishou is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Jishou, 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 Jishou
  • Appropriate museum wear

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