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

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

When to go to Xidang, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Xidang in January, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Xidang is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in this region is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Xidang in April, you will notice that it can be brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Xidang can be brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in Xidang is crisp. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Xidang in July, you will notice that it is crisp. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Xidang is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Xidang is cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Xidang can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Xidang can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Xidang can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Xidang, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there. Xidang is at a very high altitude, and may result in altitude sickness.

For that reason, you will want to pack strong altitude sickness prevention products and treatments.

  • Consider asking your doctor about Diamox
  • Oximeter to check blood oxygen
  • Ibuprofen
  • Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor)
  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and I
  • A SIM card that works in Xidang
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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