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

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Traveling to Matsu, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Matsu, this article contains 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 Matsu, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Matsu, Taiwan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Matsu in January, you will notice that it can be chilly. Daytime temperatures are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February in Matsu is brisk. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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March

If you go to Matsu in March, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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April

April here is chilly. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

If you are traveling to Matsu in May, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you vacation in Matsu during June, you might notice that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 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 a bit less than half of the time.

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July

If you visit Matsu during July, you will probably find that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

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

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September

If you go to Matsu in September, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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October

If you go to Matsu in October, you will notice that it is warm and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

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

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December

If you go to Matsu in December, you will notice that it is chilly and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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