When is the best time to go to Taiwan?

When is the best time to go to Taiwan? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Taiwan, the weather is good everywhere in March and April
  • The best months to go to Taipei are March, April, May, June, July and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Taipei are June, July, August and September
  • The rainiest months in this city are June, August and October
  • The cities with the best climate are Hualien City and Taroko National Park, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Taipei are June, July, August, September and October


Annual weather in Taiwan

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Taiwan for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 47°F to 76°F
0 to 11 days*
February 50°F to 77°F
1 to 10 days*
March 59°F to 79°F
1 to 9 days*
April 65°F to 83°F
4 to 11 days*
May 67°F to 86°F
8 to 18 days*
June 67°F to 90°F
9 to 22 days*
July 67°F to 94°F
6 to 25 days*
August 65°F to 94°F
9 to 27 days*
September 65°F to 90°F
6 to 17 days*
October 63°F to 86°F
2 to 15 days*
November 59°F to 83°F
1 to 15 days*
December 52°F to 77°F
1 to 13 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Taiwan by cities

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Taipei

Taipei

The best months to go to Taipei are march, april, may, june, july and september.

Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung

The best months to go to Kaohsiung are january, february, march, april, may, october, november and december.

Yilan

Yilan

The best months to go to Yilan are march and april.

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Temperatures and rainfall in Taiwan

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Taiwan and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Taipei, Kaohsiung, Yilan, Puli (Nantou) and Alishan National Scenic Area, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.


Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Taiwan

Find out when Taiwan has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Taiwan

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. The number of visitors to Taiwan is high in: February and December.

  • Very low season in Taiwan: January, March, April, May, June, July and September.
  • Low season in Taiwan: August, October and November.
  • High season in Taiwan: February.
  • Peek season in Taiwan: December.

Figure: Visitor index for Taiwan month by month


Average price for flights to Taiwan

A return flight between London and Taipei is generally cheaper if you go in march ($ 929 on average): this is the best time for travellers on a tight budget. In contrast, you may end up paying $ 259 more for your airline ticket to Taipei if you go in august.

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Where to go in Taiwan?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Taipei63°F67°F72°F79°F86°F90°F94°F94°F88°F79°F74°F67°F
Kaohsiung76°F77°F79°F83°F86°F88°F90°F88°F88°F86°F83°F77°F
Yilan65°F67°F70°F74°F81°F85°F88°F88°F85°F77°F74°F67°F
Puli (Nantou)70°F74°F76°F79°F83°F85°F85°F85°F85°F83°F79°F72°F
Alishan National Scenic Area68°F72°F76°F81°F86°F88°F90°F88°F86°F83°F79°F72°F
Chiayi70°F74°F76°F81°F85°F86°F88°F90°F90°F86°F81°F74°F
Green Island (Lutao)70°F72°F76°F79°F83°F86°F86°F86°F85°F81°F77°F72°F
Hsinchu67°F68°F72°F77°F83°F86°F90°F88°F86°F81°F77°F68°F
Hualien City67°F70°F72°F77°F83°F86°F86°F86°F85°F79°F76°F68°F
Jiaoxi65°F68°F72°F76°F83°F86°F90°F88°F86°F79°F74°F67°F
Keelung65°F67°F70°F76°F81°F86°F88°F88°F85°F79°F74°F68°F
Kenting National Park72°F74°F76°F79°F83°F86°F86°F86°F85°F83°F79°F76°F
Lanyu74°F74°F76°F79°F83°F86°F86°F86°F85°F83°F79°F76°F
Sanyi67°F68°F72°F77°F83°F86°F88°F88°F86°F81°F77°F70°F
Sun Moon Lake67°F70°F72°F77°F81°F83°F85°F83°F83°F81°F76°F68°F
Taichung70°F74°F76°F81°F86°F88°F90°F90°F90°F85°F81°F74°F
Tainan72°F76°F79°F83°F86°F88°F90°F88°F88°F86°F83°F76°F
Taitung70°F72°F76°F79°F83°F86°F86°F86°F85°F81°F77°F72°F
Taroko National Park67°F70°F72°F77°F83°F86°F86°F86°F85°F79°F76°F68°F
Yangmingshan National Park65°F67°F70°F77°F83°F88°F92°F90°F88°F79°F76°F67°F

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bad weather

very bad weather



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Is this weather information for Taiwan reliable?

Climate data for Taiwan has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Taiwan allows us to determine the average for each month in Taipei, Kaohsiung, Yilan, Puli (Nantou), Alishan National Scenic Area, Chiayi, Green Island (Lutao), Hsinchu, and 13 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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