January weather forecast and climate
Taipei, Taiwan

Cloudy skies above the city of Taipei in Taiwan, with a bird
Cloudy skies above the city of Taipei in Taiwan, with a bird's eye view of the National Taiwan University buildings
January is the coldest month of the year in Taipei with the average temperatures in the mild 13.9°C (57°F) to 18.9°C (66°F) range. New Year marks the coldest period, yet the temperatures rarely drop below 10°C (50°F).
The rainfall ebbs in the dry season, but light precipitation occurs for 14 days to register 81.3mm (3.2") during the month. The skies are mostly cloudy, and the winter days are foggy due to the blowing of the northeasterly winds. The daily sunshine in January is 3 hours at the most, even though the daylight lasts for 12 hours.
The Chinese New Year celebrations see many visitors in Taipei in January!
Average temperature in January - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average high temperature in January: 19.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (34.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.1°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 13.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (26.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.9°C).

Average humidity in January - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average humidity in January: 78.5%

The month with the highest relative humidity is February (80.6%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is July (73%).

Average rainfall in January - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average rainfall in January: 83.2mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is September (360.5mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is December (73.3mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average rainfall days in January: 14.1 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March and June (15.5 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is December (11.7 days).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average daylight in January: 10.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13.7h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 10.6h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 2.6h

The month with most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 2.5h).

Average UV index in January - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average UV index in January: 6

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January and December (UV index 6).

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