Chiayi, Taiwan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Chiayi, Taiwan

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

What to wear/what to pack for Chiayi, Taiwan by month

January

If you vacation in Chiayi during January, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans

February

If you visit Chiayi during February, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Chiayi 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:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear

April

If you visit Chiayi during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you visit Chiayi during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you visit Chiayi during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you vacation in Chiayi during July, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Chiayi can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. 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:

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

September

If you visit Chiayi during September, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you visit Chiayi during October, you are likely to find that it is hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts

November

Traveling to Chiayi in November, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

December

December for Chiayi is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Chiayi, Taiwan

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Chiayi
  • Appropriate museum wear

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