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

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

When to go to Qinhuangdao, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Qinhuangdao in January, you will notice that it can be extremely cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Qinhuangdao is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Qinhuangdao is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Qinhuangdao in April, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Qinhuangdao during May, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

June

If you go to Qinhuangdao in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

If you vacation in Qinhuangdao during July, you are likely to find that it is 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 low 60s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

August

August in Qinhuangdao is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Umbrella

September

September here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear

October

If you go to Qinhuangdao in October, you will notice that it can be chilly and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Qinhuangdao is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Qinhuangdao can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Qinhuangdao, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Qinhuangdao, 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 Qinhuangdao
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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