The best times to visit Hualien 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.



Other Hualien Travel Info

Weather in Hualien


Average temperatures in Hualien vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 44th 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 Hualien, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early July where highs are regularly around 91.2°F (32.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80°F (26.7°C) at night.

Hualien Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Hualien Temperatures (Celsius)


“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.

Hualien Perceived Temperature (F)


Hualien Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Hualien 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

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 69.4 62.3 56.5
Feb 71.8 64.9 59.4
Mar 75.3 68.7 63.1
Apr 80.2 74.2 69.1
May 85.3 79.7 74.7
Jun 88.4 83 78.3
Jul 90.3 84.6 79.4
Aug 89 83.5 78.7
Sep 88.8 83 77.9
Oct 85 78.6 73.3
Nov 79.4 72.9 67.8
Dec 72 65 59.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 20.8 16.8 13.6
Feb 22.1 18.3 15.2
Mar 24.1 20.4 17.3
Apr 26.8 23.4 20.6
May 29.6 26.5 23.7
Jun 31.3 28.3 25.7
Jul 32.4 29.2 26.3
Aug 31.7 28.6 25.9
Sep 31.6 28.3 25.5
Oct 29.4 25.9 22.9
Nov 26.3 22.7 19.9
Dec 22.2 18.3 15.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Hualien are October, November, and then January. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around late October. For example, on the week of October 22nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late August to early September with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of August 27th.

When can you find snow in Hualien? 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.

Chance of Precipitation

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

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

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

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 0 1
Feb 13% 0 1.5
Mar 17% 0 2.3
Apr 24% 0 5.4
May 32% 0 11.9
Jun 34% 0 11.2
Jul 29% 0 9.2
Aug 35% 0 16
Sep 22% 0 8.6
Oct 4% 0 1.5
Nov 8% 0 1.7
Dec 10% 0 1.4

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 0 2.5
Feb 13 0 3.8
Mar 17 0 5.8
Apr 24 0 13.7
May 32 0 30.2
Jun 34 0 28.4
Jul 29 0 23.4
Aug 35 0 40.6
Sep 22 0 21.8
Oct 4 0 3.8
Nov 8 0 4.3
Dec 10 0 3.6


Humidity and Wind

Hualien has some humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is October (61.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is August (69.3%).

Wind in Hualien is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is January, followed by October and December. January’s average wind speed of around 4 knots (4.6 MPH or 7.4 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid August where average top sustained speeds reach 6.7 knots, which is considered a light breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

Avg. Relative Humidity


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

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

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

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 4 Light breeze 6.3 Light breeze
Feb 3.6 Barely noticeable 5.9 Light breeze
Mar 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Apr 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
May 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.3 Light breeze
Jun 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.7 Light breeze
Jul 3.7 Barely noticeable 6 Light breeze
Aug 3.2 Barely noticeable 5.4 Light breeze
Sep 3.3 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Oct 3.9 Barely noticeable 6.1 Light breeze
Nov 3.5 Barely noticeable 5.5 Light breeze
Dec 3.7 Barely noticeable 5.8 Light breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 63.7%
Feb 66.6%
Mar 64.8%
Apr 65%
May 67.3%
Jun 68.5%
Jul 65.9%
Aug 69.3%
Sep 66.5%
Oct 61.2%
Nov 63.8%
Dec 62.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Hualien?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 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 Nov 27, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Hualien, Taiwan is October, followed by January and November. 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 Hualien in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

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 somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 40.5 in December means 40.5% of the tourists vs. October.



Overall Hualien Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.3°F (30.2°C) and 70.7°F (21.5°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 5 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

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 9 to 11 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the slowest season for tourism in Hualien, so lodging and other accommodations may cost less than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.7°F (32.1°C) and 75.2°F (24°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 7 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 somewhat cool this time of year in Hualien to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 75°F (23.9°C) and 68.3°F (20.2°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.


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