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 Sep. 10, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Weather
Asked by Ylro Laucsap from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 20, 2019 05:01Reply
My family will be in Taiwan this Oct.28 - Nov , we want to experience autum where leave are falling
Asked by Bernard from NEW ZEALAND | Sep. 16, 2019 19:01Reply
Am visiting Taiwan this December what is the weather like ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Carlton from USA | Sep. 19, 2019 20:17

According to the previous statistics, the temperature will be around 17-19C. You can bring some shirts and thin jackets.
Asked by Anna Rita Esteban from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 11, 2019 22:11Reply
Hi. We will be travelling to Taiwan on February 28 2020. Is there still a snow during that period?
Answers (1)
Answered by Zack from USA | Sep. 15, 2019 19:14

Generally speaking, it is little chance to expect snow in Taiwan nomatter in which month because it is located in subtropical region.
Asked by Mee from THAILAND | Sep. 09, 2019 08:56Reply
Hi, Which period is better for visiting Taiwan, October 10-15 or 23-28? Please kindly advise.
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Answered by Eleanor from CANADA | Sep. 10, 2019 00:42

Generally speaking, both periods would be ok for you to choose. The weather condition will be suitable. The fewer rainy days won't influence the sightseeing.
Answered by MEE from THAILAND | Sep. 10, 2019 03:58

Thank you so much, Eleanor ^ ^
Asked by Leif Vinter from FRANCE | Sep. 06, 2019 23:44Reply
I plan travel to Taiwan (Taipei) in November, any risk for Extreme Weather?
When is Hurricane season / Typhoon season.. Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Shawn from CANADA | Sep. 08, 2019 23:55

Generally speaking, October and November are best time to travel here. There are high chances of typhoon in July and August. Although you may face several rainy days during that period of time, it won't influence the sightseeing.
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