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

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

When to go to Tainan, Taiwan

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

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

January

If you go to Tainan in January, you will notice that it is mild and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you vacation in Tainan during March, you are likely to find that it is warm and dry with little rain.

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 (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Tainan during April, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May in Tainan is extremely hot. 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:

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

June

In June, Tainan is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Tainan, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Tainan is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you vacation in Tainan during August, you are likely to find that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 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 regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September in Tainan is really 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:

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

October

If you visit Tainan during October, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

November for Tainan is a perfect temperature 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:

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

December

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tainan, 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 Tainan
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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