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

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

When to go to Xishuangbanna, China

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

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

January

If you visit Xishuangbanna during January, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear

February

February is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts

March

March here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

April

April in Xishuangbanna can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

May

May in Xishuangbanna is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

If you visit Xishuangbanna during June, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 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:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses

July

If you vacation in Xishuangbanna during July, you are likely to find that it is really hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 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:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

August

If you vacation in Xishuangbanna during August, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 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:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

September

Traveling to Xishuangbanna in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

October

October in this region is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

December

December in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

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

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

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