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

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

When to go to Zhongshan, China

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

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

January

January for Zhongshan is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Zhongshan in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Zhongshan in April, you will notice that it is warm. 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:

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

May

If you are traveling to Zhongshan in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Zhongshan in June, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you are traveling to Zhongshan 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 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Zhongshan in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

Traveling to Zhongshan in September, you will notice that it is extremely 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:

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

October

October is hot. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Zhongshan in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you are traveling to Zhongshan in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Zhongshan, 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 Zhongshan
  • 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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