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

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

When to go to Zigong, China

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

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

January

If you vacation in Zigong during January, you are likely to find that it can be brisk. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 50s F (low 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time. There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. There is frost occasionally. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Zigong is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you go to Zigong in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Zigong is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Zigong during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

In July, Zigong can be very 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 Zigong, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Zigong in September, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Zigong during October, you are likely to find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Zigong is chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Zigong, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Zigong can be very chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

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

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