Tianshan Tianchi National Park, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Tianshan Tianchi National Park, China

Based on the climate and weather in Tianshan Tianchi National Park, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Tianshan Tianchi National Park, China by month

January

Traveling to Tianshan Tianchi National Park in January, you will notice that it can be dangerously cold and very snowy. Expect it to snow about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Insulated boots
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Waterproof boots
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • High performance gloves
  • Multiple layer jacket shell

February

In February, Tianshan Tianchi National Park can be bitter cold and very snowy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C) range. At night, lows are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

This is also a rainy time for Tianshan Tianchi National Park, with of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Thick pajamas
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • Coveralls
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Neck gaiter
  • Waterproof boots
  • High performance gloves
  • Umbrella
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots

March

March in Tianshan Tianchi National Park is frigid and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Heavy jacket
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Gloves or mittens

April

If you vacation in Tianshan Tianchi National Park during April, you are likely to find that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Tianshan Tianchi National Park is mild, somewhat rainy and very dry. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tianshan Tianchi National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 30%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Tianshan Tianchi National Park in June, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat rainy and very dry. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tianshan Tianchi National Park during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm, somewhat rainy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally around 30 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you visit Tianshan Tianchi National Park during August, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat rainy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in this region is mild, somewhat rainy and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time and snows sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Tianshan Tianchi National Park is frosty and somewhat snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C), with a few days below 5 F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about half of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 70% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear

December

December in Tianshan Tianchi National Park is beyond freezing and very snowy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the single digits F (10+ below zero C).

It snows about two thirds of the time. But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Insulated boots
  • Umbrella
  • Goggles for eye protection
  • Extreme cold weather gear
  • Fleece for under jacket
  • High performance gloves
  • Thick pajamas
  • Neck gaiter
  • Coveralls
  • Waterproof boots
  • Thermal undergarments

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tianshan Tianchi National Park, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tianshan Tianchi National Park, 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 Tianshan Tianchi National Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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