Sun Moon Lake, Taiwan: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

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.

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

January

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

April

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants

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:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

June

If you are traveling to Sun Moon Lake in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

July

July here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Skirts

August

Traveling to Sun Moon Lake in August, you will notice that it can be very hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

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:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

October

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

November

If you are traveling to Sun Moon Lake in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you are traveling 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:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Sun Moon Lake
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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