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

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

When to go to Yiwu, China

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

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

January

January in Yiwu can be very chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) to high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

In February, Yiwu can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the high 40s F (single digits C) range. At night, lows are in the 30s F (single digits C).

This is also a rainy time for Yiwu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you go to Yiwu in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

In May, Yiwu is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Yiwu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Yiwu is extremely warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Yiwu, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Yiwu can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Yiwu is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you visit Yiwu during September, you are likely to find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Yiwu during October, you are likely to find that it is balmy. 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 (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in Yiwu is relatively cool. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) to low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Yiwu in December, you will notice that it is cold. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yiwu, 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 Yiwu
  • Appropriate museum wear

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