Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Sun Moon Lake, 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 Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022

  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.

  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • 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).

  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan by month

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January

January in Sun Moon Lake is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

February

If you are traveling to Sun Moon Lake in February, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

March

March in Sun Moon Lake is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

April

If you go to Sun Moon Lake in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

May

May in Sun Moon Lake is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

June

June is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

July

July is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

August

If you are traveling to Sun Moon Lake in August, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

September

Traveling to Sun Moon Lake in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

October

October in Sun Moon Lake is hot. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

November

November in Sun Moon Lake is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

December

If you go to Sun Moon Lake in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Wenwu Temple, wear:

Activities for Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Sun Moon Lake.

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