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 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
Asked by Lyn from PHILIPPINES | May. 05, 2019 22:25Reply
Is july summer season in Taiwan or is it rainy days? Thank you.
Answers (1)
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.
Asked by H from SINGAPORE | May. 05, 2019 06:11Reply
Hi, is it ok to visit hualieu during 6-8 sep?
Thanks in advance
Answers (1)
Answered by Linda from AUSTRALIA | May. 07, 2019 22:48

There may be typhoon in September and you need to pay close attention to the weather forecast before your departure.
Asked by Ka wo from SINGAPORE | May. 04, 2019 18:42Reply
Will there be a big difference in Taipei weather and humidity between early Oct. and early Nov.?
Which is better or dryer?

Answers (1)
Answered by Bob from AUSTRALIA | May. 07, 2019 00:47

There is no big difference. In early Oct, there may be typhoon and November may be cooler.
Asked by Ali from INDONESIA | May. 04, 2019 09:35Reply
Planning to visit Taipei on 15-22 June.
What does the climate of Taipei look like in the middle of June? What should I need to prepare in terms of clothes?
Answers (1)
Answered by Joe from UNITED KINGDOM | May. 07, 2019 00:11

The temperature may range from 25C to 30C and you need to prepare some summer clothes like shirts, shirt sleeves and remember to prepare a coat and an umbrella.
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