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

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

When to go to Taichung, Taiwan

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

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

January

January in Taichung is mild and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

If you vacation in Taichung during February, you are likely to find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s 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 occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you visit Taichung during March, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

April

If you visit Taichung during April, you are likely to find that it is a perfect temperature. 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 (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear

May

May for Taichung is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals

June

June can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

July

If you go to Taichung in July, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses

September

September in Taichung can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses

October

October is extremely warm and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you are traveling to Taichung in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you visit Taichung during December, you are likely to find that it is mild and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Taichung, 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 Taichung
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear

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