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

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

When to go to Sanming, China

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

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

January

January here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Sanming is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Sanming 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:

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

April

If you are traveling to Sanming in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Sanming in June, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Sanming in July, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Sanming in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Sanming in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Sanming in October, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Sanming is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Sanming in December, 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 low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sanming, 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 Sanming

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