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

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

When to go to Jiuquan, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Jiuquan in January, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Jiuquan is frigid. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March for Jiuquan can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Jiuquan is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you vacation in Jiuquan during June, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Jiuquan in July, you will notice that it is hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Jiuquan during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you vacation in Jiuquan during September, you are likely to find that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

October

Traveling to Jiuquan in October, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Jiuquan is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Jiuquan in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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