Shaoguan, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Shaoguan, China? If you're planning to go to Shaoguan, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


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.

Important essentials 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Shaoguan, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Shaoguan.

If you go to Danxia Mountains, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet

If you see a temple, such as Nanhua Temple, wear:

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

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January

January in Shaoguan is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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February

If you are traveling to Shaoguan in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

Traveling to Shaoguan in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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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).

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May

If you visit Shaoguan during May, you will probably notice that it is extremely warm. 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.

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June

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

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July

If you vacation in Shaoguan during July, you are likely to see that it can be very hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 50 and 60% during the day.

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August

If you are traveling to Shaoguan in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat stormy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

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September

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

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October

If you vacation in Shaoguan during October, you might 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 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 50 and 60% during the day.

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November

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

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December

December in Shaoguan is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 50% to 60% range on average.

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