The best times to visit Taitung 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.
Taitung Travel Guide
Weather in Taitung
Average temperatures in Taitung 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 less temperate than some — in the 39th 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 Taitung, 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 89.8°F (32.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 80.6°F (27°C) at night.
Taitung Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Taitung Temperatures (Celsius)
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.
Taitung Perceived Temperature (F)
Taitung Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Taitung 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.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Taitung are March, December, 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 early March. For example, on the week of March 5th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early to mid June with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of June 11th.
When can you find snow in Taitung? 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.
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Taitung.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Taitung (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Taitung has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is January (61.3% relative humidity), and the most humid month is June (73.1%).
Wind in Taitung is usually calm. The windiest month is October, followed by November and January. October’s average wind speed of around 4.6 knots (5.3 MPH or 8.5 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 mid October where average top sustained speeds reach 8 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Taitung.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
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||4.4||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Feb||4||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Mar||4.1||Light breeze||6.7||Gentle breeze|
|Apr||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.5||Light breeze|
|May||3.6||Barely noticeable||6||Gentle breeze|
|Jun||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.4||Light breeze|
|Jul||3.7||Barely noticeable||6.2||Gentle breeze|
|Aug||3.9||Barely noticeable||6.3||Light breeze|
|Sep||4.1||Light breeze||6.8||Gentle breeze|
|Oct||4.6||Light breeze||7.6||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||4.4||Light breeze||7.2||Gentle breeze|
|Dec||4.3||Light breeze||7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Taitung?
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 Taitung, 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 Taitung 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
Overall Taitung Travel Experience by Season
Spring (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 86.2°F (30.1°C) and 73.7°F (23.2°C) with warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 8 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 8 to 9 days of precipitation per month. June – August is fairly slow season for tourism in Taitung, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly less.
Fall (September through November)
Fall daily highs range from 88.6°F (31.4°C) and 76.5°F (24.7°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 6 to 9 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 Taitung to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 76.6°F (24.8°C) and 71°F (21.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.