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

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

When to go to Panzhihua, China

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

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

January

January for Panzhihua is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

February

February for Panzhihua dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

March

March for Panzhihua dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts

April

If you go to Panzhihua in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals

May

Traveling to Panzhihua in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear

June

June for Panzhihua is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

July

If you go to Panzhihua in July, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

August

August is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear

September

If you go to Panzhihua in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

If you go to Panzhihua in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

November

If you are traveling to Panzhihua in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December for Panzhihua is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

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

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Panzhihua

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