Taiwan

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Taiwan

Official name:Taiwan
Capital:Taipei
Area:total: 35,980 sq km
note: includes the Pescadores, Matsu, and Quemoy
water: 3,720 sq km
land: 32,260 sq km
Climate:tropical; marine; rainy season during southwest monsoon (June to August); cloudiness is persistent and extensive all year
Location:Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China
Geographic coordinates:23 30 N, 121 00 E
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Maryland and Delaware combined
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:1,566.3 km
Terrain:eastern two-thirds mostly rugged mountains; flat to gently rolling plains in west
Elevation extremes:lowest point: South China Sea 0 m
highest point: Yu Shan 3,997 m

Map of Taiwan

Map of Taiwan

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