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

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Traveling to Kunming Prefecture, China? If you're planning to go to Kunming Prefecture, I've got 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 Kunming Prefecture, China

Based on the climate and weather in Kunming Prefecture, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for Kunming Prefecture, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear away. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Kunming Prefecture, China by month

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January

Traveling to Kunming Prefecture in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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February

February here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains regularly.

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March

If you go to Kunming Prefecture in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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April

April for Kunming Prefecture is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

May is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

June here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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July

Traveling to Kunming Prefecture in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain most days. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

August in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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September

If you go to Kunming Prefecture in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you go to Kunming Prefecture in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Kunming Prefecture in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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December

If you are traveling to Kunming Prefecture in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

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