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

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

When to go to Tengchong, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Tengchong in January, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat

February

February for Tengchong can be chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Fleeces
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Light gloves or mittens

March

March here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Tengchong is warm. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). It tends to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Tengchong in June, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

Traveling to Tengchong in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Tengchong is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Tengchong, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you go to Tengchong in September, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Tengchong is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Tengchong during November, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

December

December in Tengchong is chilly. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Light gloves or mittens

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tengchong, 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 Tengchong
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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