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

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

When to go to Penghu, Taiwan

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

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

January

If you vacation in Penghu during January, you are likely to find that it can be chilly and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here is cool and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May here is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Penghu is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in Penghu can be very 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:

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

September

If you are traveling to Penghu in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts

October

October in Penghu is hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you visit Penghu during November, you are likely to find that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Penghu during December, you are likely to find that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Penghu, 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 Penghu
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Theft can be a problem, so pack theft protection, including locks for luggage and a money belt or pouch
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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