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Best time to visit Hualien City, Taiwan

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The best time to visit Hualien City is October-November

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, October-November is the best time to go to Hualien City.

During the warmer months, temperatures in Hualien City can rise to a maximum of 30℃ (86℉). In the winter, temperatures can get down to 10℃ (50℉) around January.

The sun stays up the longest in Hualien City in July, so you’ll get the most out of your daytime activities if you visit around this time. The wet season in Hualien City usually falls during the months surrounding August each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Keep reading to find all the info you need (and none of the stuff you don’t) about the best times to go to Hualien City. By the time you get to the bottom, you’ll be ready to start booking your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

January

Most daylight

July

Hualien City seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Hualien City as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Hualien City is in the Northern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

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

Average temperatures in Hualien City

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Hualien City for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Hualien City climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Hualien City for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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Hualien City in January

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average high temperature: 16℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (54℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 21 days
  • Average rainfall: 7mm (0") over 8 days
21 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in January, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hualien City in February

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 13mm (1") over 9 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
9 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in February, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hualien City in March

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 13 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in March, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Hualien City in April

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average high temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 36mm (1") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in April, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Hualien City in May

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 60mm (2") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hualien City in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 64mm (3") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hualien City in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 15 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 14 days
15 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hualien City in August

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hualien City in September

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 65mm (3") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Hualien City in October

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 17 days
  • Average rainfall: 32mm (1") over 12 days
17 days
of pure sunshine
12 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Hualien City in November

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (67℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average humidity: 84%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 21mm (1") over 11 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
11 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in November, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie for the evenings and some light clothes for the daytime.


Hualien City in December

  • Average temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (64℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 22 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 7 days
22 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Hualien City in December, make sure you pack a light jumper or hoodie.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Hualien City is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 27℃ (80℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Hualien City is generally around January. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in January first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Hualien City is generally around August, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of August too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Hualien City, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in July are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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