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

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Traveling to Taitung, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Taitung, 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 Taitung, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Taitung, Taiwan

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

If you are traveling to Taitung in January, you will notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

If you visit Taitung during February, you will probably notice that it is a perfect temperature 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

If you visit Taitung during March, you are likely to see 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 (high 10s C).

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April

If you visit Taitung during April, you will probably see 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 60s F (high 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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May

Traveling to Taitung in May, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

June in Taitung is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

July in Taitung can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August here is really hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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September

September in this region is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Taitung in October, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November in Taitung is a perfect temperature. 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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December

If you go to Taitung in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Taitung, Taiwan

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

If you visit a temple, such as Tianhou Temple, wear:

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

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