Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) to prepare a flights.
METAR, TAF, VAC Taipei airport (Taiwan) / ICAO RCTP/ IATA TPE
Taipei airport (Taiwan) is located close to Taipei, Pojiao at 1 mile↑, Dongbuzi at 7 mile↑, Taoyuan City at 7 mile↑, Guoxizi at 7 mile↑, Taoyuan at 8 mile↑, Songwu at 9 mile↑, Daxi at 14 mile↑, Guizikeng at 15 mile↑, Banqiao at 15 mile↑, Guting at 18 mile↑,
Elevation : 32 m = 105 ft
- runway 05L/23R : 3660 m = 12008 ft
- runway 05R/23L : 3350 m = 10991 ft
aerial view of Taipei
METAR for Taipei airport - RCTP
RCTP 241230Z 04015KT 9999 -RA FEW010 BKN018 18/15 Q1016 NOSIG RMK A3003
Decoded METAR for Taipei Airport (Taiwan)
METAR issued by RCTP on Monday 24th of January 2022 at 12:30 UTC, Warning : this METAR is out of date, issued 1 hours and 52 minutes ago.
Visibility is greater than 10 km = greater than 6 mile.
Temperature is 18 °C = 64 °F and dew point is 15 °C = 59 °F . This correspond to 83% relative humidity.
QNH is 1016 mb = 30 inHg
Wind speed is 28 km/h = 15 kt, direction is 40°.
Clouds : few clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m. broken at 1800 ft = 550 m.
No significant change forecasted in next 2 hours remarks : A3003
TAF for Taipei airport - RCTP
RCTP 241100Z 2412/2518 03013KT 7000 FEW008 BKN013 BKN040 TEMPO 2412/2418 FEW010 BKN020 TEMPO 2500/2506 5000 RA SCT005 BKN008 BKN020 TEMPO 2504/2510 04018KT BECMG 2508/2510 FEW010 BKN022
Decoded TAF for Taipei Airport (Taiwan)
TAF issued by RCTP on Monday 24th of January 2022 at 11:00 UTC, issued 3 hours and 22 minutes ago. A 30 hour weather forecast that is updated every 6 hours.
from Monday 24th of January 2022 à 12:00 heure TU to Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 08:00 heure UTC
2412/2518 03013KT 7000 FEW008 BKN013 BKN040
Wind 13 kt = 24 km/h, direction is 30°
Visibility is 7 km = 4 mile.
few clouds at 800 ft = 240 m broken at 1300 ft = 400 m broken at 4000 ft = 1220 m
temporarily from Monday 24th of January 2022 à 12:00 heure TU to Monday 24th of January 2022 à 18:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 2412/2418 FEW010 BKN020
few clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m broken at 2000 ft = 610 m
temporarily from Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 00:00 heure TU to Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 06:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 2500/2506 5000 RA SCT005 BKN008 BKN020
Visibility is 5 km = 3 mile.
scattered clouds at 500 ft = 150 m broken at 800 ft = 240 m broken at 2000 ft = 610 m
temporarily from Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 04:00 heure TU to Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 10:00 heure UTC
TEMPO 2504/2510 04018KT
Wind 18 kt = 33 km/h, direction is 40°
becoming from Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 10:00 heure TU to Tuesday 25th of January 2022 à 18:00 heure UTC
BECMG 2508/2510 FEW010 BKN022
few clouds at 1000 ft = 300 m broken at 2200 ft = 670 m
nearest airports to Taipei
- for Longtan airport (RCDI) at 15 mile↑
- for Taipei Songshan airport (RCSS) at 20 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Xinzhu airport (RCPO) at 26 mile↑
- for Qingquangang airport (RCMQ) at 68 mile↑METAR & TAF
- for Taizhong airport (RCLG) at 72 mile↑
- for Hualien airport (RCYU) at 77 mile↑
- for Matsu Nangan airport (RCFG) at 109 mile↑
- for Matsu Beigan airport (RCMT) at 110 mile↑
- METAR : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- TAF : AVWX (avwx.rest)
- Météo générale : Openweathermap (www.openweathermap.org) et AVWX (avwx.rest)
- VAC : France DGAC/SIA (www.sia.aviation-civile.gouv.fr), Espagne ENAIRE (https://aip.enaire.es)
- Aerial maps : Google Maps (www.google.com), Microsoft Bing (www.microsoft.com) ou OpenStreetMap (www.openstreetmap.org)