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 Apr. 16, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Weather
Asked by Goh from SINGAPORE | Apr. 16, 2019 04:40Reply
is it advisable to go Taipei during 20/9-26/9 ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Caroline from FINLAND | Apr. 17, 2019 19:15

Based on the previous weather statistics, there will still have several heavy rainy days influenced by the typhoon season. Thus you are suggested to go there in October or November. It will be warm and comfortable. Don't worry.
Asked by Marianne from PHILIPPINES | Apr. 12, 2019 09:56Reply
Planning to book a flight to Taipei this coming june.
Is it advisable to visit on June for a 4day tour. Is it a rainy season?

Marianne from Phils.
Answers (1)
Answered by Isabella from USA | Apr. 15, 2019 19:28

Well, there may have several rainy days in June based on the historical statistics. However, it won't influence the sightseeing a lot. Thus don't worry. You'd better recheck the weather forecast before going there.
Asked by Anne from PHILIPPINES | Apr. 11, 2019 22:20Reply
Planning to travel Taipei July 2019. What’s the weather like?
What clothes to wear and will I be able to do some sight seeing or would it be too rainy?
Answers (1)
Answered by Emma from DENMARK | Apr. 15, 2019 19:27

The temperature may range from 25C to 35C in July. You just need to prepare the summer clothes. Actually, generally speaking, July is the typhoon season. It may influence the sightseeing a lot. Thus if possible, you are suggested to change the travel plan. October to June next year is the suitable sightseeing time. :)
Asked by EILEEN from MALAYSIA | Apr. 10, 2019 23:21Reply
we plan to hike taiwan snow mountain ( 2nd highest ) in May 2019. Pls advice weather & what to wear.
I have never hike at such high altitude ( above 3,000m) and such cold mountain. Would greatly appreciate your advice on the temperature, rain and cold wind in Mid May ( our hiking trip ) and what to wear and what food Taiwan people at the camp normally eat to keep warm.
I came from Malaysia, a tropical country. Advice needed so that I don't under pack what is needed. Thanks.
Answers (1)
Answered by Olivia from USA | Apr. 15, 2019 19:06

Based on the previous statistics, it will be warm and comfortable. However, if you hike the snow mountain, you are suggested to bring warm clothes, such as winter jacket, outdoor jacket, thin sweater, pants and sneakers. In addition, you can prepare some chocolates and breads to keep warm.
Asked by Corine Xin from CHINA | Apr. 09, 2019 06:07Reply
Plan to tour round Taiwan in May 2019. What is the weather?
Answers (1)
Answered by Miles from ITALY | Apr. 09, 2019 23:40

Hi, Corine, the temperature may range from 25C to 30C in that month based on the historical data. It will be warm and moist. It is suggested to bring summer clothes.
Ask a Question
Question Summary (100 characters)
Details (optional) (2,000 characters)