May 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
May brings the monsoon rains to Taipei, and the skies remain mostly cloudy. The heat rises a few notches due to a rise in humidity and cloud cover, with most days above 26.7°C (80.1°F). The average temperatures are in the range of 22.2°C (72°F) to 29.4°C (84.9°F) and an odd day or two may cross 32.2°C (90°F).
The southwest monsoon drenches the region with 233.7mm (9.2") of rain in May as the summer and wet season starts in Taipei.
May also begins the cyclone season, and it is best to avoid Taipei in this period.

What is the temperature in May in Taipei?

In May, in Taipei, Taiwan, the average high-temperature is 29.2°C (84.6°F), and the average low-temperature is 22.3°C (72.1°F).

How much does it rain in Taipei in May?

In Taipei, Taiwan, during May, the rain falls for 14.8 days and regularly aggregates up to 234.5mm (9.2") of precipitation.
Average temperature in May - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.2°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 May: 22.3°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 May - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average humidity in May: 76.6%

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

Average rainfall in May - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average rainfall in May: 234.5mm

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 May - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average rainfall days in May: 14.8 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 May / Average sunshine in May - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average daylight in May: 13.4h

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 May: 3.7h

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 May - Taipei, Taiwan
  • Average UV index in May: 12

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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