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

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

When to go to Nangqen, China

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

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

January

January for Nangqen is freezing. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Nangqen is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Nangqen is brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Nangqen is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Nangqen in May, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Nangqen can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

July

If you are traveling to Nangqen in July, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

August

August in Nangqen is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans

September

September in Nangqen is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Nangqen in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Nangqen can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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