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

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

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.

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

January

Traveling to Putian in January, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Putian is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Putian in May, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Putian in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July for Putian is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Putian in September, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Putian in October, you will notice that it is hot. 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:

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

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Putian is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Putian
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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