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

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

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.

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

January

If you go to Southeastern Yunnan in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. 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 about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Southeastern Yunnan is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Southeastern Yunnan in November, you will notice that it is 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Southeastern Yunnan in December, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Southeastern Yunnan
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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