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

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Traveling to Taichung, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Taichung, the following 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 Taichung, Taiwan

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

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you visit Taichung during January, you may notice that it is mild and dry with little 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 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

February here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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March

If you are traveling to Taichung in March, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

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

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May

If you visit Taichung during May, you may notice that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

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June

If you go to Taichung in June, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in this region is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you are traveling to Taichung in August, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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October

If you go to Taichung in October, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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December

December is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Taichung, Taiwan

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

If you see the National Museum of Natural Science, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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