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

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

When to go to Nyingchi, China

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

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

January

If you go to Nyingchi in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Nyingchi is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Nyingchi is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Nyingchi during April, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Nyingchi in May, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Nyingchi during June, you are likely to find that it is mild.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Nyingchi during July, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

August

August in Nyingchi is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Nyingchi in November, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Nyingchi can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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