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

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Traveling to Southern Taiwan, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Southern Taiwan, here is 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 Southern Taiwan, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Southern Taiwan, Taiwan

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Southern Taiwan, Taiwan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Southern Taiwan.

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

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January

If you visit Southern Taiwan during January, you will probably find that it is relatively cool. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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February

February is cool. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

March in Southern Taiwan is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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April

Traveling to Southern Taiwan in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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May

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

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June

June in Southern Taiwan is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

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

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August

If you go to Southern Taiwan in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you visit Southern Taiwan during September, you will probably see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Southern Taiwan in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

In November, Southern Taiwan is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Southern Taiwan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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December

If you visit Southern Taiwan during December, you may see that it is mild. 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). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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