The hottest month in Taiwan is July when the average maximum temperature is 33°, average temperature is 30° and average minimum temperature is 27°.
The coolest month in Taiwan is January when the average maximum temperature is 23°, average temperature is 19° and average minimum temperature is 15°.
The longest days in Taiwan are in June, with an average of 13.5 hours of daylight per day. December has the shortest days with an average of 10.7 hours of daylight per day.
The sunniest days in Taiwan are in May which has the most hours of sunshine per day with an average of 6.4 hours of sunshine per day, making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover. January has the least sunshine with an average of 4.4 hours of sunshine per day, making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.
The ultraviolet index is the highest in July when it reaches 13.2 and lowest in December when it reaches 6.5.
An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.
The warmest sea water temperatures in Taiwan are found in July when they peak at 30° and lowest in February when they dip to 23°.
The sea is best for swimming between May and December when the temperature is above 27° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.
The wettest month in Taiwan is October with 13.4cm of rain and August has the most days of rain with 18.2 days with some rain, a wet time to visit the beach.
The driest month in Taiwan is December with 2.4cm of rain and January has the fewest days of rain with 7.6 days with some rain, a dry time to visit the beach.
The most humid month in Taiwan is August with a dew point (an indicator of humidity) of 26° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning.
The least humid month in Taiwan is January with a dew point of 15° which is comfortable for everyone.
The most windy month in Taiwan is July when the average maximum windspeed is 25kmh and the average wind speed is 12kmh.
The least windy month in Taiwan is January when the average maximum windspeed is 20kmh and the average wind speed is 11kmh.