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Best time to visit Taipei, Taiwan

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The best time to visit Taipei is September-November

If you’re looking to travel to Taipei 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 Taipei 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 is around 33℃ (91℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 35℃ (96℉) on the hottest days of the year. The weather in the winter, especially around January, can reach a minimum of 10℃ (50℉).

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Taipei when the days are longest, you should visit in 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 Taipei in August. Head over there in February instead if you want to increase your chances of not being rained on.

Keep reading to learn more about the best times to go to Taipei, including detailed weather information and tools to help you find and book great deals on your travel.

Warmest month

July

Least rainfall

February

Most daylight

July

Taipei seasons

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

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 Taipei 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.

Taipei 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 Taipei 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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JUN
JUL
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SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Taipei in January

  • Average temperature: 15℃ (59℉)
  • Average high temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average low temperature: 13℃ (55℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 18 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in February

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average low temperature: 14℃ (57℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 34mm (1") over 16 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in March

  • Average temperature: 19℃ (65℉)
  • Average high temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average low temperature: 16℃ (60℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 49mm (2") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in April

  • Average temperature: 22℃ (72℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 72%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 15 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Taipei in April, make sure you pack t-shirts for the daytime and maybe a light jumper for the evenings as it cools down a bit.


Taipei in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 87mm (3") over 17 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 31℃ (87℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 69%
  • Average sunny days: 11 days
  • Average rainfall: 94mm (4") over 17 days
11 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in July

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (91℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 64%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in August

  • Average temperature: 30℃ (85℉)
  • Average high temperature: 33℃ (90℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 66%
  • Average sunny days: 16 days
  • Average rainfall: 114mm (4") over 13 days
16 days
of pure sunshine
13 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 30℃ (86℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 71%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (3") over 14 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
14 days
of showers or rain

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

Taipei in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 89mm (4") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in November

  • Average temperature: 21℃ (70℉)
  • Average high temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average low temperature: 19℃ (66℉)
  • Average humidity: 80%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 19 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Taipei in December

  • Average temperature: 17℃ (62℉)
  • Average high temperature: 18℃ (65℉)
  • Average low temperature: 15℃ (58℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 9 days
  • Average rainfall: 66mm (3") over 20 days
9 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Taipei is usually July, where temperatures tend to rise to around 33℃ (91℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Taipei is generally around February. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in February first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Taipei 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 Taipei, 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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