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

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

When to go to Shihezi, China

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

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

January

January for Shihezi is unbearably cold. Temperatures average in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Neck gaiter
  • Thermal undergarments
  • High performance gloves
  • Coveralls
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Thick pajamas
  • Insulated boots
  • Goggles for eye protection

February

February in Shihezi can be bitter cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleece for under jacket
  • High performance gloves
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Neck gaiter
  • Thick pajamas
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Thermal undergarments

March

March here is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens

April

If you visit Shihezi during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Light gloves or mittens

May

If you visit Shihezi during May, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts

August

If you visit Shihezi during August, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

If you vacation in Shihezi during September, you are likely to find that it is warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Shihezi can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Jacket or coat
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Socks
  • Fleeces

November

November in Shihezi is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Heavy jacket
  • Gloves or mittens

December

December in Shihezi is beyond freezing. Temperatures average in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • High performance gloves
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Insulated boots
  • Coveralls
  • Neck gaiter

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

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

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