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

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

When to go to Sanya, China

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

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

January

January in Sanya is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Sanya is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March here is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Sanya in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Sanya is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Sanya in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. 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:

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

August

August in Sanya is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Sanya can be very hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

Traveling to Sanya in October, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Sanya in November, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Sanya in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sanya, 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 Sanya
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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