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

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

When to go to Shilin, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Shilin in January, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February for Shilin is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. There is frost about a third of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Shilin during March, 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).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Shilin in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Shilin during May, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Shilin in July, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Shilin in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Shilin in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

In December, Shilin is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Shilin, with several of the days of the month having rain. There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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