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Climate & Weather in Taiwan

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Taiwan enjoys a marine subtropical climate with hot and humid summers and mild to cool winters. South of the island is warmer than north and has no winter season. Higher parts of the mountains experience snowfall in winter. July to October is a typhoon season having its peak usually in August. July is the hottest month when daytime temperatures can reach 35C / 90F at the coast.

Taiwan experiences a lot of rainfall - the annual average is around 2,500 mm (98 in). In the north the rainfall is distributed evenly throughout the year, the south of the island is much wetter during summer and drier during winter months. There is also more rain in the mountains than in the plains as well as on the east coast than the west coast. On average the driest months are from September to October.

Generally September to November are the most popular months for travelers to Taiwan, when the weather is warm and dry.

Weather Averages in Taiwan


Taipei
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Average Temperature
61°F
16°C
61°F
16°C
65°F
18°C
71°F
22°C
77°F
25°C
82°F
28°C
85°F
29°C
85°F
29°C
81°F
27°C
76°F
24°C
69°F
21°C
63°F
17°C
Average High Temperature
66°F
19°C
66°F
19°C
70°F
21°C
77°F
25°C
82°F
28°C
88°F
31°C
92°F
33°C
90°F
32°C
87°F
31°C
80°F
27°C
74°F
23°C
68°F
20°C
Average Low Temperature
55°F
13°C
56°F
13°C
59°F
15°C
65°F
18°C
71°F
22°C
76°F
24°C
78°F
26°C
78°F
26°C
75°F
24°C
70°F
21°C
64°F
18°C
58°F
14°C
Highest Recorded Temperature
82°F
28°C
88°F
31°C
90°F
32°C
91°F
33°C
98°F
37°C
100°F
38°C
99°F
37°C
100°F
38°C
97°F
36°C
95°F
35°C
90°F
32°C
86°F
30°C
Lowest Recorded Temperature
32°F
C
41°F
C
34°F
C
50°F
10°C
59°F
15°C
61°F
16°C
64°F
18°C
66°F
19°C
61°F
16°C
57°F
14°C
43°F
C
37°F
C
Average Precipitation
4"
10cm
5"
13cm
7"
18cm
6"
15cm
8"
20cm
12"
30cm
9"
23cm
11"
28cm
10"
25cm
4"
10cm
3"
8cm
3"
8cm
Average Number of Days With Precipitation
18
days
17
days
20
days
18
days
19
days
17
days
13
days
15
days
15
days
16
days
19
days
17
days




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