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 Jilly Goh from MALAYSIA | Aug. 15, 2019 22:59Reply
Travelling Sep 10-15 Taipei, Taichung, Kaohsiung, Chiayi. Will there be typhoon?
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Answered by Elena from POLAND | Aug. 16, 2019 00:49

Well, generally speaking, June to September will be the typhoon season according to the previous weather statistics. There may have several heavy rainy days, which may influence the sightseeing. If possible, you are suggested to change the travel plan.
Asked by hazel from SINGAPORE | Aug. 14, 2019 08:05Reply
hi, when is the typhoon season likely to end for Taiwan this year?
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Answered by Joseph from USA | Aug. 15, 2019 18:57

Generally speaking, there are high chances of typhoon from July to September based on the previous weather statistics. Thus you are suggested to change the travel plan.
Asked by Corrine Lee from SINGAPORE | Aug. 14, 2019 05:52Reply
I plan to go on round Taiwan Island in October 16 2019 for 1 week. How is the weather like?
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Answered by Claire from TAIWANESE | Aug. 14, 2019 06:54

It's not too hot or cold at all. just bring a coat with you in case it rains. Welcome to the south city, Kaohsiung. :)
Asked by Marj from SINGAPORE | Aug. 12, 2019 07:14Reply
Hi will go to Alishan on sept 16-17 any huge difference in weather in Taipei?
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Answered by Stevie from USA | Aug. 13, 2019 19:17

You will expect large temperature difference in Alishan. The temperature will be 25-30C in September in Taipei.
Asked by Garfield from SINGAPORE | Aug. 08, 2019 23:08Reply
Is it safe to go Taiwan from 19-25 Nov 2019 (tues -mon)?
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Answered by Joey from USA | Aug. 11, 2019 23:14

Generally speaking, October and November are the best months to travel there in a year. Have a nice journey!
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