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

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

When to go to Zhengzhou, China

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

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

January

Traveling to Zhengzhou in January, you will notice that it is brisk. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof boots
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear

February

Traveling to Zhengzhou in February, you will notice that it can be brisk. Expect it to rain or snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Gloves or mittens
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Sweaters
  • Heavy jacket
  • Heavy socks
  • Waterproof coat
  • Umbrella
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots

March

March in Zhengzhou is relatively cool. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 30s F (single digits C). There is frost about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in Zhengzhou is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Zhengzhou during May, 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 50s F (mid 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Zhengzhou in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Zhengzhou is really hot. Temperatures routinely are in the low 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 Zhengzhou, with several of the days of the month having rain. Additionally, it is windy.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Zhengzhou is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Zhengzhou is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Zhengzhou can be brisk. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 20s F (single digits below 0 C). There is frost most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof coat
  • Heavy jacket
  • Sweaters
  • Warm pants or jeans
  • Waterproof boots
  • Umbrella
  • Heavy socks
  • Cold weather footwear
  • Gloves or mittens

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zhengzhou, 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 Zhengzhou
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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