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

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

When to go to Shaoxing, China

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Shaoxing in January, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you go to Shaoxing in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Shaoxing in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Shaoxing in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Shaoxing in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

June

If you are traveling to Shaoxing in June, you will notice that it is pretty consistently 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
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

July

Traveling to Shaoxing in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage

August

If you go to Shaoxing in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella

September

Traveling to Shaoxing in September, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

October

October for Shaoxing is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses

November

If you go to Shaoxing in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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