Hsinchu, Taiwan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Hsinchu, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Hsinchu, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Hsinchu, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Hsinchu, Taiwan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear away. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.

General health necessities

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

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January

January in Hsinchu can be chilly. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Hsinchu is crisp. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) to 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March in Hsinchu is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

If you vacation in Hsinchu during April, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you vacation in Hsinchu during May, you will probably notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

June in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Hsinchu 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:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September for Hsinchu is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you go to Hsinchu in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November for Hsinchu is warm and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

Traveling to Hsinchu in December, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you visit the Craft Glass Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Hsinchu, Taiwan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Hsinchu.

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