Turpan, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Turpan, China? If you're planning to go to Turpan, this article contains some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Turpan, China

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

Important essentials for Turpan, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Turpan, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

Traveling to Turpan in January, you will notice that it is beyond freezing. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

February in Turpan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 10s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

March

March in Turpan is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

April

April 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:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

May

If you visit Turpan during May, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 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:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

June

If you vacation in Turpan during June, you might find that it can be sizzling and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

July

July in this region is blindingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

August

August in Turpan is unbearably hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

September

If you are traveling to Turpan in September, you will notice that it is really hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

October

October in Turpan is mild and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

November

November in Turpan is brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

December

If you are traveling to Turpan in December, you will notice that it is very cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

Going to Bezeklik Thousand Buddha Caves? You'll need:

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