The climate in Taiwan

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of 5 weather stations.
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.

The climate in Taiwan is very warm, with an annual average of 27 degrees, but has few truly tropical and sultry 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. The warmest and rainiest part of the country is Taiwan. The coldest is Taipei.
Duration of daylight and sunshine in Taiwan
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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/m³Absolute humidity in Taiwan

Regions in Taiwan

All figures per year. For detailed climate data click on the name of the region.

max Ø day
min Ø night
Taipei26.4 °C19.7 °C1,460 h131 79.0 %
Taiwan27.3 °C20.9 °C1,716 h121 79.0 %

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 June 1999. With 17.7 mm per day, the Taibei weather station recorded the highest monthly average of the last 2 years.

Data basis and methodology

The data of the individual measuring stations are based on the archives of the German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. In order to determine a representative national average, average values were first calculated for each part of the country, which were then summarized at the national level.
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