Pu'er, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Pu'er, China? If you're planning to go to Pu'er, this article contains 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 Pu'er, China

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

Important essentials for Pu'er, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Pu'er, China by month

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January

January here is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

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February

February in Pu'er is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

If you go to Pu'er in March, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

If you visit Pu'er during April, you are likely to see that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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May

May in Pu'er is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in Pu'er during June, you might see that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

If you go to Pu'er in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Pu'er in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

September in Pu'er is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

October here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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November

November in Pu'er is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) to low 60s F (low 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Pu'er in December, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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