Lijiang, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2021]

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Traveling to Lijiang, China? If you're planning to go to Lijiang, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Lijiang, China

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

Important esssentials for Lijiang, China

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

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

January

January is cold. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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February

February in Lijiang is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

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March

March in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

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April

April for Lijiang is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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May

May here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Lijiang during June, you may find 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 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

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July

July in Lijiang is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Lijiang in August, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

September for Lijiang is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • A high quality rain poncho to wear over your coat will help avoid loads of aggrevation by protecting your main coat. We like this one.
  • The stormy weather makes rubber rain boots a must; these boots are well-suited for stormy weather:
  • An umbrella this one #random{{designed|made|built} for stormy weather.
  • A waterproof luggage cover so your things don't get wet. The most durable luggage can let moisture in. We like: this one

October

October in Lijiang is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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November

If you visit Lijiang during November, you are likely to find that it is frosty.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits C).

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December

December for Lijiang can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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