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

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Traveling to Kaifeng, China? If you're planning to go to Kaifeng, 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 Kaifeng, China

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

Important essentials for Kaifeng, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kaifeng, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • 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 Kaifeng, China

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

Synagogues often have dress requirements. At The Site of Kaifeng Synagogue:

If you see a temple, such as Daxiangguo Temple, wear:

If you see New Kaifeng Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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

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January

January here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost nearly every day this month.

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February

February in Kaifeng is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

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March

March in Kaifeng can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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April

If you vacation in Kaifeng during April, you may notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May in Kaifeng is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you go to Kaifeng in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Kaifeng in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

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

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September

September here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

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

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November

November in Kaifeng is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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December

December in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day. There is frost most days. It rains or snows occasionally.

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