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

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

When to go to Shaanxi, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Shaanxi 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:

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

February

February in Shaanxi is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Shaanxi is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Shaanxi is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Shaanxi during May, you are likely to find that it is crisp.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants

July

Traveling to Shaanxi in July, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

August

August for Shaanxi is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Shaanxi in October, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Shaanxi in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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