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

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

When to go to Northern Taiwan, Taiwan

Based on the climate and weather in Northern Taiwan, the best time to go is April. See below for details.

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

January

If you vacation in Northern Taiwan during January, you are likely to find that it is crisp, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

Traveling to Northern Taiwan in February, you will notice that it is cool, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Northern Taiwan during March, you are likely to find that it is balmy, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Northern Taiwan in April, you will notice that it is warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Northern Taiwan in May, you will notice that it is hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

Traveling to Northern Taiwan in June, you will notice that it can be very hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July here can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Northern Taiwan during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Northern Taiwan is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. 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:

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

October

If you go to Northern Taiwan in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

In November, Northern Taiwan is a perfect temperature, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Northern Taiwan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In November, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December in Northern Taiwan is balmy, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) to high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Northern Taiwan, 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 Northern Taiwan

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