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

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

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.

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

January

January is relatively cool, 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:

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

February

If you vacation in Yilan during February, you are likely to find that it is cool, very rainy and very hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

March in Yilan is mild, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you visit Yilan during April, you are likely to find 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you vacation in Yilan during May, you are likely to find that it is hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (low 20s 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you vacation in Yilan during June, you are likely to find that it is really hot, very rainy and extremely hazy. 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).

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:

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

July

In July, Yilan is constantly 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%.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you go to Yilan in August, you will notice that it is constantly hot, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you are traveling to Yilan in October, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, 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:

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

November

If you are traveling to Yilan 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:

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

December

December in Yilan is balmy, very rainy and extremely hazy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack 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.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in Yilan
  • 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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