Putian, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Putian, China? If you're planning to go to Putian, I have 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 Putian, China

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

Important essentials for Putian, China

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Putian, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Putian.

If you plan go to a monastery, like Southern Shaolin Monastery, take the following:

We also recommend these top tours in and around Putian.

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

    Already know when you're traveling?

    January

    January in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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    February

    If you are traveling to Putian in February, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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    March

    March is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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    April

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

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    May

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

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    June

    Traveling to Putian in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

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    July

    July in Putian can be very hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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    August

    Traveling to Putian in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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    September

    Traveling to Putian in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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    October

    October for Putian is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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    November

    If you go to Putian in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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    December

    If you are traveling to Putian in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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