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

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

When to go to Penglai, China

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Penglai in January, you will notice that it is frosty. Expect it to rain sometimes.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost almost every day of the month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is freezing. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

March

If you go to Penglai in March, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain occasionally.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella

April

April for Penglai is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you are traveling to Penglai in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

Traveling to Penglai in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

October

Traveling to Penglai in October, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November here is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella

December

If you go to Penglai in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Heavy jacket
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Waterproof coat

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Penglai, 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 Penglai
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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