The best times to visit Taipei for ideal weather are

October 22nd to May 6th

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 Taipei

Temperature

Average temperatures in Taipei vary greatly. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Taipei, 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 93.7°F (34.3°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 81.3°F (27.4°C) at night.

Taipei Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Taipei 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.

Taipei Perceived Temperature (F)

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Taipei Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Taipei 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)
Jan65.361.257.7
Feb68.163.459.5
Mar71.266.161.9
Apr76.771.467.1
May83.77873.5
Jun88.982.878.5
Jul92.986.181.1
Aug91.58580.5
Sep8882.678.6
Oct80.276.373.3
Nov74.971.268.2
Dec67.663.660.2

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan18.516.214.3
Feb20.117.415.3
Mar21.818.916.6
Apr24.821.919.5
May28.725.623.1
Jun31.628.225.8
Jul33.830.127.3
Aug33.129.426.9
Sep31.128.125.9
Oct26.824.622.9
Nov23.821.820.1
Dec19.817.615.7


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Taipei are October, January, and then March. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid October. For example, on the week of October 15th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.

When can you find snow in Taipei? 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 Taipei.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan20%03
Feb26%05.3
Mar25%05.5
Apr39%06.2
May35%011.1
Jun42%014.3
Jul26%08.2
Aug40%017.5
Sep28%010.1
Oct19%06.3
Nov27%05.1
Dec26%04.5

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan2007.6
Feb26013.5
Mar25014
Apr39015.7
May35028.2
Jun42036.3
Jul26020.8
Aug40044.5
Sep28025.7
Oct19016
Nov27013
Dec26011.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Taipei has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (63.1% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (71.8%).

Wind in Taipei is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and January. October’s average wind speed of around 6.2 knots (7.2 MPH or 11.5 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 late September where average top sustained speeds reach 10.1 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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
Jan5.8Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Feb5Light breeze8.1Gentle breeze
Mar5.3Light breeze8.6Gentle breeze
Apr5.1Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
May4.6Light breeze7.6Gentle breeze
Jun3.6Barely noticeable6.6Light breeze
Jul4.1Light breeze7.1Gentle breeze
Aug4.4Light breeze7.5Gentle breeze
Sep5.8Light breeze8.9Gentle breeze
Oct6.2Light breeze9.2Gentle breeze
Nov6.1Light breeze9Gentle breeze
Dec5.7Light breeze8.5Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan69.2%
Feb71.8%
Mar68.3%
Apr68.2%
May67.8%
Jun69.5%
Jul63.1%
Aug66.6%
Sep66.2%
Oct68.1%
Nov69.5%
Dec67.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Taipei?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 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 Oct 01, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Taipei, Taiwan is August, followed by November and February. 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 Taipei in June. 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 very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 67.5 in June means 67.5% of the tourists vs. August.


Overall Taipei Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 66.5°F (19.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 12 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the slowest 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 8 to 12 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Taipei, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 89.7°F (32.1°C) and 71.5°F (21.9°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 8 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 Taipei to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 70.3°F (21.3°C) and 64.2°F (17.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 6 to 8 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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