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Best time to visit Taichung, Taiwan

Our verdict

The best time to visit Taichung is September

Want to know when to travel to Taichung? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, September is the best time to go to Taichung. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In summer, the temperature in Taichung can rise as high as 33℃ (91℉). The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Taichung is around 13℃ (55℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Taichung when the days are longest, you should visit in July. The wet season in Taichung usually falls during the months surrounding May 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.

Learn everything you need to know (and none of the stuff you don’t) about when to go to Taichung below. Be sure to check out the handy tools we’ve included to help you search for flights and transport, accommodation, and everything else you need to plan and book your trip.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

November

Most daylight

July

Taichung seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Taichung as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Taichung 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 Taichung

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 Taichung 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.

Taichung 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 Taichung 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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Taichung in January

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average high temperature: 20℃ (67℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average humidity: 67%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 19mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in February

  • Average temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (61℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 23mm (1") over 10 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
10 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in March

  • Average temperature: 20℃ (69℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (63℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in April

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 20℃ (68℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 68mm (3") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 134mm (5") over 18 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in June

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 104mm (4") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in July

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 80mm (3") over 20 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Taichung in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Taichung in August

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 105mm (4") over 20 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Taichung in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.


Taichung in September

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 68%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 43mm (2") over 14 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Taichung in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and shorts.. It stays warm all day and night.

Taichung in October

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 19 days
  • Average rainfall: 18mm (1") over 7 days
19 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in November

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (69℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 18 days
  • Average rainfall: 16mm (1") over 7 days
18 days
of pure sunshine
7 days
of showers or rain

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


Taichung in December

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average low temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average humidity: 65%
  • Average sunny days: 20 days
  • Average rainfall: 17mm (1") over 8 days
20 days
of pure sunshine
8 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Taichung is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 30℃ (87℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Taichung is generally around November. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in November first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Taichung is generally around May, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of May too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Taichung, 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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