The climate in Taiwan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 9 measuring stations in Taiwan.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: The northern parts of Taiwan are in the subtropics, the southern regions in the tropics.

With a yearly average of 27 °C the climate in Taiwan ist warm, but has only a few really tropical and sticky months. In 8 months the average temperatures are over 25 degrees. Pleasant water temperatures of up to 28 degrees even invite you to take a bath in the warm season. Most precipitation decrease from March to May.

Duration of daylight and sunshine in Taiwan

hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Taiwan
rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Taiwan
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Taiwan
Water temperatureWater temperatures in Taiwan
Relative humidity in %Relative humidity in Taiwan
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)Absolute humidity in Taiwan
Climate charts for other regions in Taiwan

Temperature records of the last 2 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1999 to May 2001 was reported by the Taibei weather station. In June 2000 the record temperature of 36.7 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 3 weather stations in Taiwan , was recorded in 2000 with an average temperature of 28.7 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 28.1 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 32.8 °C.

The coldest day in these 2 years was reported by the weather station Taibei. Here the temperature dropped to 8.0 °C in February 1999. Taibei lies at an altitude of 9 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 2000 with an average temperature of 17.6 °C. In Taiwan, it is usual to have about 0.7 degrees more at 18.3 °C for this three-month period.

The most precipitation fell in Juni 1999. With 17.7 mm per day, the Taibei weather station recorded the highest monthly average of the last 2 years.

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements.