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

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

When to go to Tianjin, China

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

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

January

January in Tianjin is freezing. 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:

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

February

February in Tianjin is pretty cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 40% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Tianjin can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 30% to 40% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts

June

June in Tianjin is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Rain boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

July

July in Tianjin can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain boots
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

August

If you go to Tianjin in August, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain boots
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

September

If you are traveling to Tianjin 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:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October for Tianjin can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Tianjin is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Tianjin in December, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tianjin, 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 Tianjin
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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