When is the best time to go to Tuvalu?

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

  • In Tuvalu, the weather is good across more than 16% of the territory for: September, October and November
  • The best months to go to Vaiaku (Fongafale) are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Vaiaku (Fongafale)
  • The rainiest months in this city are January and February
  • The cities with the best climate are Nanumaga and Nanumea, with good weather at least 3 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Vaiaku (Fongafale)

Annual weather in Tuvalu

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

January 85°F
14 to 20 days*
February 85°F
14 to 21 days*
March 85°F
18 to 20 days*
April 86°F
18 to 20 days*
May 86°F
17 to 18 days*
June 85°F
16 to 20 days*
July 83°F to 85°F
15 to 18 days*
August 83°F to 85°F
16 to 20 days*
September 85°F
12 to 17 days*
October 85°F
12 to 19 days*
November 85°F
9 to 21 days*
December 86°F
15 to 22 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Tuvalu by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Tuvalu

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Tuvalu and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Vaiaku (Fongafale), Funafuti, Nanumaga, Nanumea and Niulakit, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Where to go in Tuvalu?

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.
Vaiaku (Fongafale)86°F85°F86°F86°F86°F86°F85°F85°F85°F85°F86°F86°F


good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Tuvalu

What can I do in Tuvalu?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Tuvalu reliable?

Climate data for Tuvalu has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Tuvalu allows us to determine the average for each month in Vaiaku (Fongafale), Funafuti, Nanumaga, Nanumea, Niulakit, Niutao, Nui, Nukufetau, and 2 other cities.

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

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