Taiwan Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
CfaHumid subtropical, no dry seasonTemperate12 Changhua Hsinchu Hsinchu City Hualien Keelung City Kinmen Miaoli New Taipei City Taichung City Taipei City Taoyuan City Yilan
CwaHumid subtropical, dry winterTemperate4 Chiayi Chiayi City Penghu Yunlin
CwbTemperate highland tropical climate with dry wintersTemperate3 Lienchiang Nantou Pingtung
AmTropical monsoonTropical2 Kaohsiung City Tainan City
CfbMarine west coast, warm summerTemperate1 Taitung

Summary: Most regions (12) in Taiwan lie in the Humid subtropical, no dry season climate zone (Köppen: Cfa). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 26.82°C (80.28°F) in Kaohsiung City to a low of 20.97°C (69.75°F) in Nantou.

Climate Taiwan: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)23.48(74.26)24.72(76.5)26.34(79.41)28.29(82.92)30.6(87.08)32.15(89.87)34.13(93.43)33.68(92.62)32.05(89.69)29.74(85.53)27.87(82.17)24.72(76.5)34.13(93.43)
Average high °C (°F)19.68(67.42)20.91(69.64)22.88(73.18)25.66(78.19)28.32(82.98)30.12(86.22)31.05(87.89)30.95(87.71)29.94(85.89)27.34(81.21)25.09(77.16)21.12(70.02)26.09(78.96)
Daily mean °C (°F)17.94(64.29)19.14(66.45)21.18(70.12)23.94(75.09)26.67(80.01)28.49(83.28)29.34(84.81)29.28(84.7)28.36(83.05)25.86(78.55)23.48(74.26)19.44(66.99)24.43(75.97)
Average low °C (°F)14.69(58.44)15.55(59.99)17.47(63.45)20.09(68.16)23.1(73.58)25.08(77.14)25.75(78.35)25.95(78.71)25.23(77.41)22.9(73.22)20.4(68.72)16.43(61.57)21.05(69.89)
Record low °C (°F)5.51(41.92)7.1(44.78)10.96(51.73)13.39(56.1)14.33(57.79)15.21(59.38)15.04(59.07)14.93(58.87)14.68(58.42)13.11(55.6)10.97(51.75)7.96(46.33)5.51(41.92)
Average precipitation mm (inches)64.94(2.56)62.23(2.45)82.01(3.23)103.46(4.07)220.55(8.68)285.48(11.24)304.17(11.98)401.51(15.81)241.36(9.5)127.31(5.01)92.84(3.66)73.45(2.89)171.61(6.76)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)9.849.7811.413.0318.7919.3920.9922.2418.0912.1710.549.3914.64
Average relative humidity (%)74.3372.5371.4771.6874.4774.6173.5773.973.3572.9173.3273.4873.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours7.517.8310.5512.1712.3212.6812.8812.4911.4910.167.767.4610.44

Taiwan Climate Graph

Taiwan

Taiwan’s Cities by Temperature

Taiwan’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Kaohsiung City
26.82°C | 80.28°F
Pingtung
26.72°C | 80.1°F
Lienchiang
26.72°C | 80.1°F
Yunlin
25.96°C | 78.73°F
Changhua
25.94°C | 78.69°F
Tainan City
25.9°C | 78.62°F
Chiayi
25.34°C | 77.61°F
Chiayi City
25.34°C | 77.61°F
Taichung City
25.29°C | 77.52°F
Taitung
24.4°C | 75.92°F
Hsinchu City
24.24°C | 75.63°F
Hsinchu
24.24°C | 75.63°F
New Taipei City
23.91°C | 75.04°F
Taipei City
23.7°C | 74.66°F
Taoyuan City
23.62°C | 74.52°F
Hualien
23.59°C | 74.46°F
Penghu
23.54°C | 74.37°F
Keelung City
23.39°C | 74.1°F
Yilan
22.69°C | 72.84°F
Kinmen
22.53°C | 72.55°F
Miaoli
22.51°C | 72.52°F
Nantou
20.97°C | 69.75°F

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