Ya'an, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ya'an, China

Based on the climate and weather in Ya'an, the best time to go is May. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ya'an, China by month

January

If you vacation in Ya'an during January, you are likely to find that it is brisk.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 40s F (single digits C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Ya'an in February, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof luggage

March

March in Ya'an can be chilly and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

April

If you visit Ya'an during April, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece

May

May in Ya'an is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

June

June for Ya'an is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

July

July in Ya'an can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

August in Ya'an is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella

September

If you are traveling to Ya'an in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Ya'an is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

November

November in Ya'an is chilly and dry with little rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Waterproof luggage

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ya'an, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ya'an, 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 Ya'an
  • Appropriate museum wear

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