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

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

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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 Litang, China

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

Important essentials for Litang, China

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Litang is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

January in Litang is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

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February

February in Litang can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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March

If you go to Litang in March, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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April

April for Litang can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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May

May in Litang is crisp and somewhat rainy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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June

June in this region is relatively cool and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

If you vacation in Litang during July, you will probably notice that it is cool and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

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August

If you are traveling to Litang in August, you will notice that it is chilly and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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September

If you are traveling to Litang in September, you will notice that it can be chilly and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

If you visit Litang during October, you will probably notice that it is brisk and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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November

November in Litang can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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December

December can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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