Taiwan weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Taiwan.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Taiwan. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Taiwan (Taipei) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Taiwan weather overview

Taiwan, which lies off the coast of China, is a mountainous island with lowlands in its west. It is a land of hot, rainy summers and pleasantly cool but rainy winters. The heaviest rains fall between June and October, when Taiwan is frequently hit by typhoons blowing in from the South China Sea and bringing high winds and torrential downpours in their wake.

In northern Taiwan, poor weather continues into the winter months, when heavy cloud and rain frequently engulf the coasts.

What to pack for Taiwan weather

Take light clothing to alleviate the hot, humid summer conditions, and warmer wear for the winter. Always go prepared for rain.

Which is the hottest month in Taiwan?

The hottest time of year in Taipei, Taiwan is normally July. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 32°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Taiwan?

In terms of rainfall, June is usually the wettest month in Taipei, Taiwan with 263mm on average. There are normally 19 days in June with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Taiwan?

The sunniest time of year in Taipei, Taiwan is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 59% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

What is the time difference between Taiwan and the UK?

The time difference between Taiwan and the UK is GMT+8 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Taiwan?

The main language spoken in Taiwan is Chinese.

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What is the currency in Taiwan?

The currency in Taiwan is the New Taiwan Dollar (TWD).

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Which plugs are used in Taiwan?

Taiwan uses electrical plug type A + B (110 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Taiwan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Taiwan.

Do you need a visa for Taiwan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Taiwan.

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Compare Taiwan weather with the USA

Below the Taiwan weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Taiwan (Taipei) and the USA (Washington).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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