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

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

When to go to Maduo, China

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

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

January

If you go to Maduo in January, you will notice that it can be bitter cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thick pajamas
  • Insulated boots

February

February in Maduo is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • High performance gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

March

March in Maduo is frosty. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear

April

April in Maduo is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans

June

June for Maduo can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

July

July in Maduo is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans

August

August in Maduo is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces

September

September in Maduo can be brisk. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Jacket or coat

October

October in Maduo is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Sweaters
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Fleeces
  • Gloves
  • Scarf
  • Very heavy socks

November

November here is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Insulated boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • High performance gloves

December

December in Maduo is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Coveralls
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Neck gaiter
  • High performance gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Insulated boots

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Maduo, China

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

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox
  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Maduo
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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