Southeastern Yunnan, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Southeastern Yunnan, China? If you're planning to go to Southeastern Yunnan, this is 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 Southeastern Yunnan, China

Based on the climate and weather in Southeastern Yunnan, the best time to go is March. See below for details.

Important essentials for Southeastern Yunnan, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Southeastern Yunnan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Southeastern Yunnan, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Southeastern Yunnan.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Southeastern Yunnan.

    What to wear/what to pack for Southeastern Yunnan, China by month

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    January

    January in this region can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about a third of the time.

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    February

    If you go to Southeastern Yunnan in February, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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    March

    If you are traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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    April

    Traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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    May

    Traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in May, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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    June

    Traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in June, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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    July

    July in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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    August

    August here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains most days.

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    September

    September for Southeastern Yunnan is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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    October

    October is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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    November

    If you are traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in November, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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    December

    If you are traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

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