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

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

When to go to Shaoguan, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Shaoguan in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Shaoguan in February, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Shaoguan is cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Long skirts
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

April

April in Shaoguan is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

May

If you vacation in Shaoguan during May, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 70 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals

June

June in Shaoguan is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Rain boots
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts

July

July here is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

August

August for Shaoguan is consistently hot and somewhat stormy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella

September

If you go to Shaoguan in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain boots

October

October in Shaoguan is extremely warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Shaoguan is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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