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

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Traveling to South Sichuan, China? If you're planning to go to South Sichuan, 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 Sichuan, China

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

Important essentials 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.

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


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in 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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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).

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you vacation in South Sichuan during January, you might find that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

February is crisp and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

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March

March in South Sichuan is a perfect temperature and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C). It tends to rain once in a while.

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April

If you visit South Sichuan during April, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm. 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 once in a while.

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May

May in South Sichuan is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in South Sichuan during June, you may notice that it is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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July

July for South Sichuan is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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August

In August, 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.

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September

September in South Sichuan is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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October

If you go to South Sichuan in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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November

If you vacation in South Sichuan during November, you will probably see that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s 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 sometimes.

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December

December in South Sichuan is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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