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 Jan. 22, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Taiwan Weather
Asked by CBG from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 18, 2019 23:49Reply
Hi my friends and I will be travelling Taipei 2nd week of February for 5 days.
Can I ask suggestions for itinerary?

And is there a possibility that there will be snow?

Thank you in advance.
Answers (1)
Answered by Chauncey from USA | Jan. 22, 2019 23:25

Oh, based on the previous statistics, the possibility of snow would be small. You can arrange the route in the following way:
Day 1: Astronomical Museum & National Taiwan Science Education Center
Day 2: Taipei Palace Museum & 1914 Cultural and Creative Industries Park
Day 3: National Taiwan University & Miramar Ferris Wheel
Day 4: Taipei Zoo & Maokong Gondola
Day 5: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall & Da-An Forest Park
Asked by mark from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 09, 2019 05:23Reply
Will there be snow in Taipei Snow mountain on January 2019?
Answers (1)
Answered by Bryony from USA | Jan. 10, 2019 00:58

Yes, as I know, you can see the snow on the top of the mountain.
Asked by Angelique from PHILIPPINES | Jan. 04, 2019 22:16Reply
How is the weather in Taiwan January 6 to 12, 2019?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jacob from GERMANY | Jan. 07, 2019 18:30

Take Taipei as an example, the temperature may range from 15C to 25C in the following days. There will have mainly cloudy days. You are suggested to prepare jackets, long-sleeved shirts and jeans.
Asked by Emily from MALAYSIA | Jan. 04, 2019 22:14Reply
I plan to visit Taiwan (Taipei, Taichung n nearby) in May, 2019. Is it rainy and hot?
Will it affect my sightseeing?
Answers (1)
Answered by Logan from USA | Jan. 07, 2019 18:32

Based on the previous statistics, it may range from 25C to 30C in May. There may have several rainy days. But generally speaking, it won't influence the sightseeing a lot. Don't worry.
Asked by Michelle from MALAYSIA | Jan. 03, 2019 02:58Reply
I am planning to visit Taipei and Taichung in September 2019, is it still typhoon season?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hudson from FINLAND | Jan. 04, 2019 01:16

Yes, generally speaking, June to October is the typhoon season of Taiwan area. It may influence the sightseeing a lot.
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