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

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

When to go to South Sichuan, China

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

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

January

Traveling to South Sichuan in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you visit South Sichuan during February, you are likely to find that it is crisp and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to South Sichuan in March, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit South Sichuan during April, you are likely to 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 50s F (low 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in this region is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June for South Sichuan is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, South Sichuan is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for South Sichuan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in South Sichuan is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for South Sichuan is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in South Sichuan during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts

November

November in South Sichuan is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for South Sichuan, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in South Sichuan, 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 South Sichuan

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