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

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

When to go to Lake Tai, China

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

What to wear/what to pack for Lake Tai, China by month

January

If you go to Lake Tai in January, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Lake Tai in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Lake Tai in April, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Lake Tai in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

June

June in Lake Tai is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

July

July is really hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you are traveling to Lake Tai in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage

September

If you go to Lake Tai in September, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

October

Traveling to Lake Tai in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

November

November in Lake Tai is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Lake Tai is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Lake Tai, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Lake Tai, 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 Lake Tai
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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