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

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

When to go to Yarkand, China

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

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

January

January for Yarkand can be extremely cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Scarf
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Fleeces
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Very heavy socks
  • Gloves
  • Insulated boots
  • Sweaters

February

February in Yarkand is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Yarkand is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

Traveling to Yarkand in April, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

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

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

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

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Yarkand in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Yarkand during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Yarkand during September, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Yarkand in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Yarkand in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Yarkand in December, you will notice that it is frosty. Daytime temperatures are in the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Very heavy socks
  • Scarf
  • Multiple layer jacket shell
  • Gloves
  • Fleeces
  • Pajamas, such as sweats
  • Thermal undergarments
  • Sweaters
  • Insulated boots

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yarkand, 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 Yarkand
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders

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