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

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Traveling to Northern Taiwan, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Northern Taiwan, we have 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 Northern Taiwan, Taiwan

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

Important essentials 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.

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

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Northern Taiwan can be chilly, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

If you go to Northern Taiwan in February, you will notice that it is relatively 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).

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March

Traveling to Northern Taiwan in March, you will notice that it is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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April

In April, Northern Taiwan is warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) and about half of the time jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 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 April, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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May

If you visit Northern Taiwan during May, you are likely to see that it is extremely warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. 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). 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.

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June

June here can be very hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

If you visit Northern Taiwan during July, you are likely to see that it is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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.

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August

If you visit Northern Taiwan during August, you may 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.

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September

Traveling to Northern Taiwan in September, you will notice that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

If you vacation in Northern Taiwan during October, you may see that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 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.

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November

November in this region is warm, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

If you visit Northern Taiwan during December, you will probably find that it is balmy, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 half of the time.

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