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

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

When to go to Qiqihar, China

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

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

January

January in Qiqihar is biting cold. Temperatures average in the single digits F (10+ below zero C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Qiqihar in February, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Qiqihar is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Qiqihar in April, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Qiqihar is mild and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Qiqihar during June, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain boots
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

July

July in Qiqihar is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

August here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

September

September in Qiqihar is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Qiqihar in October, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Qiqihar is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Qiqihar is unbearably cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits below 0 F (10+ below zero C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Qiqihar, 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 Qiqihar
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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