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

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

When to go to Tamsui, Taiwan

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

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

January

January here is chilly, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February in Tamsui is cool, very rainy and very 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

In March, Tamsui is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 60s F (low 20s C) and sometimes jump into the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

This is also a rainy time for Tamsui, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April for Tamsui is a perfect temperature, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you go to Tamsui in May, you will notice that it is extremely warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

June in this region is extremely hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

If you visit Tamsui during July, you are likely to 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you visit Tamsui during August, you are likely to find that it is really hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September for Tamsui can be very hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Tamsui in October, you will notice that it is warm, somewhat rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Tamsui in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, very rainy and very hazy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

Traveling to Tamsui in December, you will notice that it is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

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

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tamsui, 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 Tamsui
  • Appropriate museum wear

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