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 Mar. 05, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Weather
Asked by Pipu from MALAYSIA | Mar. 20, 2019 18:14Reply
Will it be recommended to visit Taiwan between Oct 20 - 25?
Is it still typhoon period? Thank you ^^
Asked by Nette from SINGAPORE | Mar. 11, 2019 05:44Reply
Hi is Aug/Sept a good time to visit Taipei? What about typhoon or rainy season?
Answers (1)
Answered by Aiden from GERMANY | Mar. 12, 2019 20:32

Well, to be honest, August and September are the typhoon season every year. It will influence the outdoor activities. Thus if possible, you are suggested to change the travel time.
Asked by CH from SINGAPORE | Mar. 10, 2019 18:47Reply
Typhoon at June period likely which part of taiwan... Already book 16 June till 24 June ticket
Answers (1)
Answered by Leo from FINLAND | Mar. 12, 2019 20:48

Well, it is hard to say. You'd better check the weather forecast before going there.
Asked by Geneths from PHILIPPINES | Mar. 05, 2019 19:27Reply
We are going to Taiwan this coming July 22-26. May I know what's the weather at that time? Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Theodore from UNITED KINGDOM | Mar. 07, 2019 18:47

Based on the previous weather statistics, the temperature may range from 25C to 35C in the end July. There may have many rainy days. You need to keep attention to the Typhoon season.
Asked by Natalie Chong from SINGAPORE | Mar. 03, 2019 20:16Reply
Hi we are keen to visit Taiwan during Autumn to see the foliage, which month is peak Autumn?
Answers (1)
Answered by Andrew from GERMANY | Mar. 04, 2019 18:58

Generally speaking, October and November are best time to see the foliage.
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