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

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

When to go to Wuhan, China

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

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

January

January in Wuhan can be very chilly. The rain/snow can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Wuhan in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Wuhan is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain boots
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

June

June in Wuhan is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Wuhan can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

Traveling to Wuhan in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Wuhan is pretty consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Wuhan during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Wuhan is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 60% to 60% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Wuhan in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Wuhan, 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 Wuhan
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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