Zhangjiakou, China: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Zhangjiakou, China

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

Important essentials for Zhangjiakou, China

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zhangjiakou, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Travel insurance

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

If you go to Zhangjiakou in January, you will notice that it is unbearably cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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February

If you are traveling to Zhangjiakou in February, you will notice that it is frigid. Expect it to snow 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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March

March in Zhangjiakou can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C). It snows occasionally. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

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April

April in Zhangjiakou is chilly and very dry. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 40s F (single digits C), with a few days below 32 F (single digits C). It tends to rain a bit less than half of the time. With the colder weather comes lower humidity, which is in the 20% to 30% range on average.

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May

May in Zhangjiakou is warm, somewhat rainy and very dry. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July is pretty consistently hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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August

August for Zhangjiakou is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

If you visit Zhangjiakou during September, you might see that it is balmy and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 40 and 50% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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October

If you vacation in Zhangjiakou during October, you may find that it is relatively cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C). Humidity is generally between 30 and 40% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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November

Traveling to Zhangjiakou in November, you will notice that it is brisk. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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December

December in Zhangjiakou is very cold. Temperatures average in the low 30s F (single digits below 0 C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

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Activities for Zhangjiakou, China

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Zhangjiakou.

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