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

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Traveling to Qinghai, China? If you're planning to go to Qinghai, this is 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 Qinghai, China

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

Important essentials for Qinghai, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.

General health necessities

Qinghai is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness. For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.


  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen

    Like this


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox

  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Qinghai can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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February

February in this region is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

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March

March is frosty. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

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April

April here is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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May

If you go to Qinghai in May, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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June

If you are traveling to Qinghai in June, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

July in Qinghai is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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August

August in Qinghai is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

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September

September in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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October

October in Qinghai is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

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November

November in Qinghai is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C), with several days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

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December

December in Qinghai is beyond freezing. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (20+ below zero C).

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