Best Time to Visit Kiribati

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On this page, you will find information about the climate and the best time to visit Kiribati. We created climate tables and charts for the location of Tarawa. These contain details about temperatures, precipitation and more.

Furthermore, we analyzed all climate data and provide a recommendation about which months are best to visit Kiribati for your holiday.

Climate Overview

Thermometer Symbol 25 °C to 31 °C
Waves Symbol 28 °C to 29 °C
Rainy Cloud Symbol 4.3310.67 in (8 – 15 Days of Rain)
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Best Time to Visit Kiribati: Overview

JanuaryJan
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
Up to 10.67 in of rainof rain
FebruaryFeb
Up to 8.58 in of rainof rain
MarchMar
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
Up to 8.43 in of rainof rain
AprilApr
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
Up to 7.24 in of rainof rain
MayMay
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DecemberDec
Very hot (average up to 28 °C)
Up to 8.35 in of rainof rain

Climate Chart Kiribati

Tarawa

Climate Chart Tarawa
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Source of Data: German Weather Service (Offenbach) and Wikipedia

Climate Table Kiribati

In the following, you will find the climate table for Kiribati, containing information about Temperatures, Precipitation, Water Temperatures, and Hours of Sunshine.

Temperatures, Precipitation, Sunshine in Tarawa (Kiribati)

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Day Temperature31°31°31°31°31°31°31°31°31°31°31°31°
Night Temperature25°25°25°25°26°25°25°25°25°25°25°25°
Water Temperature28°28°28°28°28°28°28°29°29°29°29°28°
Precipitation (inch)10.678.588.037.246.226.16.615.434.724.334.538.35
Rainy days1512141415141312118914
Hours of Sunshine777777788886
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Temperatures
The annual average temperature in Tarawa is 28.1 °C.

For comparison: London 11 °C, NYC 12 °C, LA 17.9 °C

Warmest month: November (28.4 °C)
Coldest month: January (28 °C)

The maximum water temperature in Tarawa is 29 °C. You can take a bath at these temperatures.

Months with water temperature of at least 21 °C (adequate for beach vacation):
all months

Precipitation
Overall annual precipitation: 80.83 inch on 151 rainy days

For comparison: London 24.06 in, NYC 41.57 in, LA 12.01 in

Rainy season (months with more than 6.9 in of precipitation): January, February, March, April, and December
Overall precipitation in the rainy season: 42.87 in

You cannot expect snow in any month in Tarawa.

Sunshine
As our climate table shows, October is the sunniest month with an average of 8.4 hours of sunshine per day. Over the year, there are 7.4 hours of sunshine per day on average. For comparison: London has 4.1, NYC has 7 and LA has 8.9 hours of sunshine per day on average.

Current Weather and Forecast

Current Weather in Tarawa
few clouds     few clouds, 31 °C
Clouds: 20 %       Wind: 7 mph O
Air Pressure: 1004 hPa       Humidity: 70 %
Last updated: 18th Nov 2018, 05:00 am
The next days …
18th Nov 201819th Nov 201820th Nov 201821st Nov 201822nd Nov 201823rd Nov 2018
light rain28 °C to 30 °Csky is clear29 °C to 30 °Cscattered clouds29 °C to 30 °Cmoderate rain28 °C to 30 °Cmoderate rain29 °C to 29 °Cmoderate rain29 °C to 29 °C
28 °C to 30 °C29 °C to 30 °C29 °C to 30 °C28 °C to 30 °C29 °C to 29 °C29 °C to 29 °C
Clouds: 88 %Clouds: 8 %Clouds: 36 %Clouds: 96 %Clouds: 57 %Clouds: 61 %
0.11 in of rainNo PrecipitationNo Precipitation0.25 in of rain0.29 in of rain0.23 in of rain
Weather information provided by OpenWeatherMap. (CC BY-SA)
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South Pacific Islands: Regions

Kiribati is part of the holiday destination South Pacific Islands. We analyzed the climate for additional regions, in order to provide you with information about the best time to visit and the expected holiday weather:

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