Taiwan Weather

The Tropic of Cancer runs straight through the middle of Taiwan bringing with it tropical and subtropical weather. Taiwan has similiar climate with Hainan, Guangxi and Guangdong Provinces. It typically presents an average temperature of 22C (71.6F) all year round. There is no severe cold in winter, but the weather in summer is brutally hot and of high humidity.  Generally, November to the next April is the best timing to tour there with regards to temperature and humidity.

The annual average temperature of the northern part is around 21.7C (71F) while is around 24.1C (75F) in the southern part. The coldest months are from January to March with the lowest temperature to about 10C (50F). In some rare cases, there will be frost or snow on the high mountain. The hottest months are from June to August with the highest temperature up to around 38C (100F). The average temperature of the rest months is around 25C (77F).

Taiwan is of a humid climate. The northern part, middle mountain area and western plain are abundant with rainfalls in different periods. June to October is the typhoon season in Taiwan, with July to September offering the most activities to experience. The months with the most rainy days are in plum rain season in May and June while thundershower mostly came in the afternoons in summer.

7-Day Taipei Weather Forecast


Averages for Taiwan Weather

High/Low Temperatures of Taiwan
Average High/Low Temperatures Graph for Taiwan
Average Temperatures of Taiwan
Average Temperatures Graph for Taiwan

Detailed Tainan weather information about the rainfall.

Average Data Jan Feb Mar Apr May June
Rain (in) 0.7 1.0 1.6 3.1 8.0 17.5
Rain (mm) 20 25 40 80 205 445

Average Data July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rain (in) 16.0 14.1 8.2 0.9 0.8 1.0
Rain (mm) 410 360 210 25 20 25

- Last modified on May. 07, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Weather
Asked by Yien from MALAYSIA | Jun. 02, 2019 16:19Reply
Is it to visit hualien from 12-16th Aug?
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Answered by Harry from USA | Jun. 02, 2019 19:07

Well, it will be a rainy season in August based on the previous statistics and you may meet typhoon weather. It is better for you to avoid July, August and September.
Asked by Pika from PHILIPPINES | May. 31, 2019 20:35Reply
Does it rain in Taiwan by July?? And what you can do in Taiwan by that month?
Thank you! :)
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Answered by Lisa from MALAYSIA | Jun. 02, 2019 20:57

According to the previous statistic, July maybe the typhoon season so it is not very safe to engage in many outdoor sightseeing. November to the next April is the best timing to tour there with regards to temperature and humidity. It is suggested to change your visit time.
Asked by Shawn Teo from SINGAPORE | May. 24, 2019 21:28Reply
is jan a good period to travel to taipei and some other part ?
self drive and please do give recommendation :D
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Answered by Maria from USA | May. 27, 2019 00:37

Generally, November to the next April is the best timing to visit Taiwan with regards to temperature and humidity. Prepare well and collect detailed local information before you start your trip. Good luck!
Asked by Lyn from PHILIPPINES | May. 05, 2019 22:25Reply
Is july summer season in Taiwan or is it rainy days? Thank you.
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Answered by Leon from FRANCE | May. 08, 2019 01:22

July is summer season and may rain a lot but it's still a good time to travel.
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