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

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Traveling to Kashgar, China? If you're planning to go to Kashgar, we have 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 Kashgar, China

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

Important essentials for Kashgar, China

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb 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 Kashgar, China

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

Mosques often require certain dress, so if you plan to go to the beautiful Id Kah Mosque, take the following:

Note that there may be restrictions on who may enter this mosque; it is best to check with the Kashgar tourism authority.

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

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January

Traveling to Kashgar in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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February

If you go to Kashgar in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

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March

Traveling to Kashgar in March, you will notice that it can be brisk. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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April

April in Kashgar very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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May

May in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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June

June here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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July

If you go to Kashgar in July, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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September

Traveling to Kashgar in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you are traveling to Kashgar in October, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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November

If you go to Kashgar in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

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December

If you are traveling to Kashgar in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day.

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