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

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

When to go to Kinmen, Taiwan

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

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

January

January in Kinmen is chilly and very dry with almost no rain. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 50s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

Traveling to Kinmen in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Kinmen is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Rain coat

June

If you are traveling to Kinmen in June, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses

July

Traveling to Kinmen in July, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear

August

If you go to Kinmen in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses

September

September in Kinmen is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

October

October in this region is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

November

November in this region is balmy 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:

  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

December

Traveling to Kinmen in December, you will notice that it is crisp and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Kinmen, 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 Kinmen
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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