When to Travel - Taiwan

  • Best Time to Travel
  • Good Time to Travel
  • Green Season
  • Cool temperatures
  • Very cold

Weather information is an important factor to consider when deciding where or when to travel. The following table offers our opinion on when it is best to travel throughout the year, with the "Green Season" representing months with higher rainfall. "Green Season" days in the Far East tend to be dry in the morning with short sharp showers in the afternoon. Below this we offer average climate statistics, from selected destinations, and a general overview of the country's climate to help you decide when to travel.

Taipei
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
  • Taipei

    19 18 21 25 28 32 33 33 31 27 24 21
    12 12 14 17 21 23 24 24 23 19 17 14
    3 3 3 4 5 6 7 7 6 5 3 3
    86 135 178 170 231 290 231 305 244 122 66 71
    jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec

Climate - Taiwan

In our opinion, autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May) are the best times of year to travel. Winter is usually a pleasant enough temperature in the South of the Island, but can be cold and damp in the north, whilst the summer can be uncomfortably hot. While planning your holiday to Taiwan, it should be remembered that the Monsoon season hits in late summer (usually late July through to the first half of September) and it usually hits harder on the east coast than in other parts of the country.

Taiwan is situated within an active Earthquake zone, being on the fault line between the Eurasian and the Philippine plate. Although there have been instances of powerful and devastating quakes, most notably in recent times in September 1999, most of the earthquakes that occur in Taiwan are nothing more than small tremors.

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