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Best time to visit Suva, Fiji

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The best time to visit Suva is October-November

Suva can be visited year-round, but based on the ideal climate conditions, cost of travel, and avoiding peak holiday periods, October-November is the best time to go.

In summer, the average maximum temperature is around 29℃ (85℉), but temperatures can sometimes reach as high as 31℃ (88℉) on the hottest days of the year. The coldest it usually gets in winter-time in Suva is around 20℃ (69℉).

If you’re keen to work on your tan in Suva, you’re most likely get the longest days between sun-up and sun-down around January. The wet season in Suva falls around January, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in September instead.

Below you’ll find loads more detailed information about when to visit Suva, including a monthly climate breakdown, what to pack, and loads of tools and recommendations to help you find flights and accommodation to suit your budget.

Warmest month

February

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

January

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Suva seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Suva as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Suva is in the Southern Hemisphere, so the seasons fall during these months:

Season Months
Summer December to February
Autumn/fall March to May
Winter June to August
Spring September to November

Average temperatures in Suva

If the temperature is a big factor for you to help you decide when to visit, the chart below shows the average minimum and maximum temperatures in Suva for each month side-by-side so you can easily see the difference in weather throughout the year. To see the temperatures in both Celsius (°C) and Fahrenheit (°F), hover or tap the shaded boxes on the graph.

Suva climate by month

If you already have a rough idea about which months you might want to travel, the section below shows a detailed breakdown of the climate in Suva for each month so you can see if it all suits your wants and needs. Scroll down, or use the quick menu below to jump to your preferred month.

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NOV
DEC

Suva in January

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 136mm (5") over 22 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in January, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in February

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (85℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 98mm (4") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in February, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in March

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 116mm (5") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in March, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in April

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 113mm (4") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in April, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in May

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 71mm (3") over 21 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in May, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in June

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 58mm (2") over 19 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in June, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in July

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 81%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 42mm (2") over 17 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in July, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in August

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 21℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 39mm (2") over 19 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in August, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in September

  • Average temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 22℃ (71℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 38mm (1") over 19 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in September, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.

Suva in October

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (73℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 135mm (5") over 21 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in October, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in November

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 23℃ (74℉)
  • Average humidity: 83%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 69mm (3") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in November, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Suva in December

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 82%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 107mm (4") over 24 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

What to pack: If you’re heading to Suva in December, make sure you pack t-shirts and light clothing.


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Suva is usually February, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Suva is generally around September. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in September first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Suva is generally around January, although the wetter season can sometimes extend a few months either side of January too.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Suva, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in January are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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