August is the peak of summer in China. It is wet and scorching in the most of China. Highs of over 35°C often occur in the South of China. The cities in North China is also hot in recent years, such as Beijing, Xian and so on. It is also the summer holiday for Chinese students. The main tourist attractions will be crowd with people and the domestic airfare is also on the high side.
|Average Weather in Major Cities of August|
This season is very hot, short T-shirt and pants is the best choice for what to wear.It’s not necessary to take too many formal clothes, one or two is enough. Synthetics fibred clothing is better than natural fibred clothing for it’s easy to dry. Remember to bring sun block, sunglasses and sunhat.Take your own personal things such as toothbrush, towel and so on.In case of unnecessary misunderstandings ,you should not wear military-styled clothing.
August is a nice place to visit Jiuzhaigou and Three Gorges. You can take a cruise in the Yangtze River and enjoy the beautiful scenery in Three Gorges. It is also the hot season to visit Tibet.