The best times to visit Hengchun for ideal weather are

November 12th to April 8th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.


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    Weather in Hengchun

    Temperature

    Average temperatures in Hengchun vary little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 41st percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Hengchun, the hottest months are July, June, and then August. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 89.2°F (31.8°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.4°F (26.9°C) at night.

    Hengchun Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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    Hengchun Temperatures (Celsius)

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    “Feels-Like” Temperatures

    The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

    Hengchun Perceived Temperature (F)

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    Hengchun Perceived Temperature (C)

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    Average Hengchun Temperatures by Month

    Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

    Show Fahrenheit

    MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
    Jan73.569.666.4
    Feb76.571.868.1
    Mar78.97470.3
    Apr8277.273.5
    May85.88177.2
    Jun87.883.579.9
    Jul88.383.980.1
    Aug87.68379.3
    Sep87.182.679
    Oct83.779.876.7
    Nov80.276.573.6
    Dec75.171.568.5

    Show Celsius

    MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
    Jan23.120.919.1
    Feb24.722.120.1
    Mar26.123.321.3
    Apr27.825.123.1
    May29.927.225.1
    Jun3128.626.6
    Jul31.328.826.7
    Aug30.928.326.3
    Sep30.628.126.1
    Oct28.726.624.8
    Nov26.824.723.1
    Dec23.921.920.3


     

    Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

    If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hengchun are March, January, and then December. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early January. For example, on the week of January 1st there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid August with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of August 6th.

    When can you find snow in Hengchun? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

    Chanceof Precipitation

    The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Hengchun.

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    Days with precipitation

    Snow on the Ground

    The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Hengchun (in).

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    Snow depth

    Average Rain and Snow by Month

    Show Inches

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
    Jan6%00.9
    Feb7%01
    Mar3%00.7
    Apr7%01.6
    May21%07.5
    Jun38%012.8
    Jul40%013.3
    Aug47%027
    Sep32%012.1
    Oct19%04.7
    Nov12%02.7
    Dec6%01.3

    Show Centimeters

    MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
    Jan602.3
    Feb702.5
    Mar301.8
    Apr704.1
    May21019.1
    Jun38032.5
    Jul40033.8
    Aug47068.6
    Sep32030.7
    Oct19011.9
    Nov1206.9
    Dec603.3

     

    Humidity and Wind

    Hengchun has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (60.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (78.1%).

    Wind in Hengchun is usually calm. The windiest month is January, followed by December and November. January’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.9 MPH or 17.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early December where average top sustained speeds reach 16.2 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

    Relative Humidity (%)

    The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Hengchun.

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    Avg. Relative Humidity

    Wind

    The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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    Max Sustained Wind
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    Average Wind Speeds

    Show Wind Speeds

    All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

    MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
    Jan9.4Gentle breeze14Significant breeze
    Feb7Gentle breeze11Significant breeze
    Mar7.5Gentle breeze11.7Significant breeze
    Apr6.7Light breeze10.5Gentle breeze
    May5.1Light breeze8.3Significant breeze
    Jun4.8Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
    Jul4.9Light breeze8.1Significant breeze
    Aug5Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
    Sep5.9Light breeze9.6Significant breeze
    Oct8.2Gentle breeze12.2Significant breeze
    Nov9.2Gentle breeze13.6Significant breeze
    Dec9.4Gentle breeze13.9Significant breeze

    Show Relative Humidity by Month

    MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
    Jan60.6%
    Feb66.3%
    Mar64.2%
    Apr65.7%
    May69.3%
    Jun75.9%
    Jul74.7%
    Aug78.1%
    Sep71.3%
    Oct64.6%
    Nov64.9%
    Dec61.7%

     

    Is it Safe to Travel to Hengchun?

    Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Aug 21, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Taiwan; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 14, 2019.


     

    The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

    The busiest month for tourism in Hengchun, Taiwan is November, followed by April and October. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Hengchun in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

    Estimated Tourism by Month

     

    Most Popular Months to Visit

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    Tourists Seeking Accommodations

    Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 63.5 in March means 63.5% of the tourists vs. November.


    Overall Hengchun Travel Experience by Season

    Spring (March through May)

    Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.5°F (30.3°C) and 77°F (25°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 7 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

    Summer (June through August)

    The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are quite warm. These months see the most precipitation with 11 to 15 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Hengchun, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

    Fall (September through November)

    Fall daily highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 77.5°F (25.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 3 to 10 days per month. Tourism is the busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be higher priced.

    Winter (December through February)

    Weather is perfect this time of year in Hengchun to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 78.7°F (25.9°C) and 72.6°F (22.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: consistently 2 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

     

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