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

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

When to go to Shandong, China

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

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

January

January for Shandong is frosty. Temperatures average in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost almost every day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens

February

Traveling to Shandong in February, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof boots
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters

March

March can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Warm pants or jeans

April

April is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for Shandong is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Shandong in July, you will notice that it is really 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:

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

August

Traveling to Shandong in August, you will notice that it is 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:

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

September

If you are traveling to Shandong in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Shandong in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Shandong can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella

December

December can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof boots
  • Waterproof coat
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear

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

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

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