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

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Traveling to Yilan, Taiwan? If you're planning to go to Yilan, we've got 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 Yilan, Taiwan

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

Important essentials for Yilan, Taiwan

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Yilan, 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 plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.

  • (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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

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 good option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

In January, Yilan is chilly, very rainy and extremely 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 Yilan, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In January, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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February

In February, Yilan is cool, 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 Yilan, 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 Yilan during March, you may find 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

If you vacation in Yilan during April, you will probably see that it is warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s 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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May

May in Yilan is extremely warm, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

Traveling to Yilan in June, you will notice that it is consistently hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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July

In July, Yilan is extremely hot, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Yilan, with several of the days of the month having rain. In July, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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August

If you are traveling to Yilan in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering, somewhat rainy and extremely hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

September for Yilan is extremely 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.

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October

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

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November

November for Yilan is warm, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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December

If you go to Yilan in December, you will notice that it is balmy, 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).

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Activities for Yilan, Taiwan

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

If you go to Chian Li Guang Herbal Garden, you will do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

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