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

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

When to go to Shantou, China

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

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

January

If you vacation in Shantou during January, you are likely to find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Shantou in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Shantou during March, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Shantou during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

May

If you vacation in Shantou during May, 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 low 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 80 and 90% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

June

June in Shantou is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

August

If you visit Shantou during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots

September

Traveling to Shantou in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts

October

If you go to Shantou in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Shantou in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December for Shantou is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Shantou, 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 Shantou
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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