Qinghaihu National Park, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Qinghaihu National Park, China

Based on the climate and weather in Qinghaihu National Park, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Qinghaihu National Park, China by month

January

If you go to Qinghaihu National Park in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Insulated boots
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls

February

If you go to Qinghaihu National Park in February, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Coveralls
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • High performance gloves
  • Neck gaiter
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Extreme cold weather gear

March

If you are traveling to Qinghaihu National Park in March, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket

May

May in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks

June

If you visit Qinghaihu National Park during June, you are likely to find that it is chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat

July

Traveling to Qinghaihu National Park in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

August

August in Qinghaihu National Park is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat

September

September here can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear

October

Traveling to Qinghaihu National Park in October, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks

November

If you are traveling to Qinghaihu National Park in November, you will notice that it is frigid. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Qinghaihu National Park in December, you will notice that it is freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • Goggles for eye protection

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Qinghaihu National Park, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Qinghaihu National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Qinghaihu National Park is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some.

For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.

  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Qinghaihu National Park

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