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

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

When to go to Zhangjiajie, China

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

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

January

January in this region is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you are traveling to Zhangjiajie in February, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Zhangjiajie in March, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 40s F (single digits C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you go to Zhangjiajie in July, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August for Zhangjiajie is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Zhangjiajie in September, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Zhangjiajie in October, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Zhangjiajie in December, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zhangjiajie, 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 Zhangjiajie

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