Taipei weather in January (Taipei Municipality, Taiwan)

Curious about the January weather in Taipei? Here's what the weather might have in store during this month.

In January, Taipei generally has pleasant temperatures and high rainfall. January falls within the winter season. Throughout the day, temperatures typically settle at around 65°F (show in °C). But by evening, they drop to around 54°F. While this is the time of year with slightly cooler averages, it remains comfortably warm.

Taipei in January usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 4 inches (show in mm) for the month. It's the month with the least rainfall. Whether you're keen on hiking, outdoor festivals, or just enjoying a walk in the park, this month provides a reliably dry backdrop for all your plans. Typically around 19 days of rainfall is expected.

The city usually sees around 76 hours of sunlight, indicating fewer sunny days.

If you prefer dry days with pleasant temperatures, March, April, November and December typically offer the best circumstances. While June, July, August and September tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Taipei climate page with graphs.


Taipei, monthly averages in January

Show in Celsius
Min Temperature 54.3°F  
Max Temperature 65.5°F  
Chance of Rain 62%  
Precipitation 4 inches  
Rainy days 19 days  
Humidity 77%  
Sunshine 76 hours  
Percentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Taiwan in January

Find out more about the weather in Taiwan in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inches a month).

So, what should you wear in Taipei in January?

For visitors traveling to Taipei, we recommend wearing layers. So maybe a skirt, t-shirt, shorts for during the day and jeans and a warm jacket for some days and evenings. Bring a rain jacket in case it rains during your stay. Plan on layering your clothes.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Outdoor sports

Interested in more climate information?

Weather and Climate provides you with all the information you need about the climate in Taipei.

Our site offers climate and forecast data for every country in the world. Are you going to Taiwan? On this website you can find historical weather averages for many cities in Taiwan. Not sure yet where to go? We now have a tool which recommends destinations that suit your ideal climate conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.