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

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

When to go to Tangshan, China

Based on the climate and weather in Tangshan, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Tangshan, China by month

January

January here is frigid. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Scarf
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves
  • Very heavy socks
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Insulated boots
  • Fleeces

February

Traveling to Tangshan in February, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

March

March here is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Tangshan during April, you are likely to find that it is crisp. 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).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Tangshan in May, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

June

June in Tangshan is extremely warm. 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:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

July

July in Tangshan is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Rain boots
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

August

August in Tangshan is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining

September

Traveling to Tangshan in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear

October

If you vacation in Tangshan during October, you are likely to find that it is cool. 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).

Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Tangshan is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 10 F (10+ below zero C).

With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 50% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy socks
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Sweaters
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy jacket

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tangshan, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tangshan, 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 Tangshan
  • Appropriate museum wear

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