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

Traveling to Wenchuan, China? If you're planning to go to Wenchuan, below is 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 Wenchuan, China

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

Important essentials for Wenchuan, China

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist 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 often wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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February

If you visit Wenchuan during February, you might notice that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C).

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March

March here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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April

April in Wenchuan is crisp. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you vacation in Wenchuan during May, you are likely to notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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June

Traveling to Wenchuan in June, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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July

If you go to Wenchuan in July, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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August

August in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September in Wenchuan is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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October

October is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

November in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

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December

December can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

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Activities for Wenchuan, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Wenchuan.

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