South-central China, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to South-central China, China? If you're planning to go to South-central China, we've got 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 South-central China, China

Based on the climate and weather in South-central China, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

Important essentials for South-central China, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South-central China, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General 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 good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for South-central China, China by month

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January

January in this region can be brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

February in South-central China can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain occasionally.

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March

In March, South-central China is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for South-central China, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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April

If you visit South-central China during April, you might notice that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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May

In May, South-central China is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for South-central China, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

If you visit South-central China during June, you may notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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July

July in this region is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August for South-central China can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

Traveling to South-central China in September, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you vacation in South-central China during October, you will probably 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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November

If you visit South-central China during November, you will probably find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in South-central China can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

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