Taiwan weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Taiwan

The best time to visit in Taiwan is from March until November, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Taiwan is 31°C in July and the lowest is 17°C in January.

Taiwan has the moderate climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Taiwan or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Taiwan by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 17 19 20 24 27 30 31 31 29 25 23 19
Precipitation (mm) 69 53 55 35 54 73 53 94 73 130 94 88
Climate data from city: Taipei

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14 day weather forecast Taiwan

The weather for in Taiwan will be 23° till 19° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Taiwan is based on the weather conditions in the city of Taipei.

Weather forecast this week

Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
0 mm 0% 3 m/s 3
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
19°
0.8 mm 20% 3 m/s 3
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
0.3 mm 10% 3 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
22°
18°
0.3 mm 10% 3 m/s 3
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
18°
1.1 mm 25% 3 m/s 4
Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
1.6 mm 35% 3 m/s 2
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
20°
1.2 mm 30% 3 m/s 2

Weather forecast next week

Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
21°
19°
1.2 mm 30% 2 m/s 2
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
18°
4.0 mm 80% 2 m/s 2
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 2
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
18°
0.1 mm 20% 3 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
20°
19°
3.0 mm 75% 2 m/s 1
Sunday 7 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
16°
10.4 mm 90% 2 m/s 1
Monday 8 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
19°
12°
0.2 mm 15% 2 m/s 1

Climate Taiwan

Taiwan has the moderate climate prevailing. There is a lot of rainfall in the summer, and in the winter it is quite dry again. The average annual temperature for Taiwan is 25° degrees and there is about 871 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 108 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Taiwan

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 17 19 20 24 27 30 31 31 29 25 23 19
Night temp. (°C) 14 15 16 20 23 26 27 27 26 23 20 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 69 53 55 35 54 73 53 94 73 130 94 88
Days with rain 23 20 19 17 18 17 10 14 16 23 23 23
Dry days 8 8 12 13 13 13 21 17 14 8 7 8
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 3 4 6 9 9 10 12 12 9 5 4 3
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 3 3 3 2 3 3 3 4 4 4
UV-index 4 5 5 6 7 7 7 7 7 5 5 4
Climate data from city: Taipei

Taiwan weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Taiwan? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Taiwan?

Taiwan lies in a straight line about 12,554 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Taipei).

How long is the flight to Taiwan?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Taiwan is approximately 15 h. 50 min.

What are the largest airports in Taiwan?

These are the largest airports in Taiwan:

  • Pingtung North Airport – Pingtung
  • Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport – Taipei

How many inhabitants are there in Taiwan?

Taiwan has approximately 23,508,428 inhabitants.

How big is Taiwan?

The area of Taiwan is around 35,980 km². It is 34x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Taiwan?

The capital of Taiwan is Taipei.

What is the currency of Taiwan?

In Taiwan the New Taiwan dollar (TWD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 26 October 2021

  • 1 New Taiwan dollar = 1.85 South African rand
  • 1 South African rand = 0.54 New Taiwan dollar
  • 10 New Taiwan dollar = 18.50 South African rand
  • 10 South African rand = 5.41 New Taiwan dollar
  • 100 New Taiwan dollar = 184.99 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 54.06 New Taiwan dollar

What is the area code of Taiwan?

The area code to call Taiwan is +886.