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Best time to visit Taiwan

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The best time to visit Taiwan is September-November

If you’re looking to travel to Taiwan for your next trip but aren’t sure when to go and when to avoid, this article is all you’ll need. The best time to visit Taiwan is September-November due to the excellent all-round weather conditions, and it’s also not during the height of peak travel periods, so it’s not likely to be as busy.

In summer, the average maximum temperature in Taipei climbs to around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 35℃ (96℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather at night in the winter, which is around January-time, can get down to a minimum of 10℃ (50℉) in Taipei. Other destinations in Taiwan can sometimes get even colder than this, so if you’re planning on visiting a few different places, make sure you check out the climate comparison table below.

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Taiwan, you’re most likely to get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around July. You don’t want to get wet on your holiday, do you? Well if you’re trying to avoid the rain, then steer clear of Taiwan in August. Head there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Learn more about when to travel to Taiwan, the monthly weather breakdown for the most popular destinations, FAQs and much more below. Once you’ve decided when you want to go, use our handy tools to find the best prices to suit your budget on flights, transport/transfers, places to stay, and loads more!

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Taiwan seasons

Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Taiwan is in the Northern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

Summer June to August
Autumn/fall September to November
Winter December to February
Spring March to May

Best time to visit the top destinations in Taiwan

We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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Top FAQs

You can check out the full list of awesome destinations and hidden gems to explore in Taiwan here.
The warmest month of the year in Taipei, one of the most popular places to visit in Taiwan, is July.
The driest month of the year in Taipei, Taiwan, is usually around February each year.

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