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

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

When to go to Tarim, China

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

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

January

January in Tarim is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tarim is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you vacation in Tarim during April, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Tarim during June, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion

July

July in this region can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses

August

If you are traveling to Tarim in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Tarim in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Tarim in October, you will notice that it is balmy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tarim is cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Tarim can be extremely cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tarim, 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 Tarim

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