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

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Traveling to Mount Putuo, China? If you're planning to go to Mount Putuo, the following is 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 Mount Putuo, China

Based on the climate and weather in Mount Putuo, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Mount Putuo, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly product.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Mount Putuo, China by month

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January

January can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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February

February for Mount Putuo is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about half of the time.

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March

If you are traveling to Mount Putuo in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

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April

April in Mount Putuo is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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May

May is a perfect temperature. 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

Traveling to Mount Putuo in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you are traveling to Mount Putuo in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in Mount Putuo is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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October

October is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Mount Putuo in November, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Mount Putuo in December, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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Activities for Mount Putuo, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Mount Putuo.

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