When is the best time to go to Kiribati?

When is the best time to go to Kiribati? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In Kiribati, the weather is good everywhere in January, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Tarawa are January, February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Tarawa
  • The rainiest months in this city are March and April
  • The cities with the best climate are Tarawa, Christmas Island, Gilbert islands (Nikunau) and Tabiteuea Island, with good weather at least 11 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Tarawa


Annual weather in Kiribati

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in Kiribati for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 79°F to 86°F
4 to 10 days*
February 79°F to 86°F
5 to 11 days*
March 81°F to 85°F
9 to 12 days*
April 81°F to 86°F
10 to 14 days*
May 81°F to 86°F
7 to 11 days*
June 81°F to 85°F
5 to 10 days*
July 81°F to 85°F
6 to 11 days*
August 79°F to 85°F
2 to 8 days*
September 81°F to 85°F
2 to 8 days*
October 81°F to 86°F
1 to 8 days*
November 79°F to 86°F
2 to 8 days*
December 81°F to 86°F
2 to 11 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Kiribati by cities

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Tarawa

Tarawa

The best months to go to Tarawa are january, february, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Banaba Island

Banaba Island

The best months to go to Banaba Island are january, may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Christmas Island

Christmas Island

The best months to go to Christmas Island are january, february, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.



Temperatures and rainfall in Kiribati

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Kiribati and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Tarawa, Banaba Island, Christmas Island, Gilbert islands (Nikunau) and Tabiteuea Island, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Where to go in Kiribati?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Tarawa85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F
Banaba Island86°F86°F85°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F86°F
Christmas Island81°F81°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F83°F81°F81°F81°F81°F
Gilbert islands (Nikunau)85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F
Tabiteuea Island85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F85°F

Legend:

good weather

tolerable weather


About Kiribati

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Is this weather information for Kiribati reliable?

Climate data for Kiribati has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Kiribati allows us to determine the average for each month in Tarawa, Banaba Island, Christmas Island, Gilbert islands (Nikunau) and Tabiteuea Island.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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