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

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Traveling to Taipei, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Taipei, I have 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 Taipei, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Taipei, Taiwan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Taipei, 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

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

  • (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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Taipei is relatively cool, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

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February

In February, Taipei is chilly, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the 50s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Taipei, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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March

If you visit Taipei during March, you may notice that it is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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April

April in Taipei is warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. 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

In May, Taipei is extremely warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Taipei, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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June

June in Taipei is constantly hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

If you vacation in Taipei during July, you might find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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August

August in Taipei is consistently hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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September

In September, Taipei is constantly hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Taipei, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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October

October in Taipei is a perfect temperature, somewhat rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November in Taipei is a perfect temperature, very rainy and very hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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December

In December, Taipei is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 60s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Taipei, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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