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

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

When to go to Yichang, China

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

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

January

January in Yichang can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 30s F (single digits C). It tends to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Fleeces
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

February

February can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Jacket or coat
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Fleeces
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Warm pants or jeans

March

Traveling to Yichang in March, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Yichang is balmy and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is a perfect temperature and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Yichang is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Yichang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Yichang in July, you will notice that it is unbearably hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Tank tops
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

August

In August, Yichang can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Yichang, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Yichang in November, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Yichang can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Fleeces
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Light gloves or mittens
  • Jacket or coat
  • Socks

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

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

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