The warmest month of the year in Tarawa, one of the most popular travel destinations in Kiribati, is May, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 29℃ (84℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 30℃ (85℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 23℃ (74℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Kiribati, and you can see more in the handy table below.
If you want to get the most out of your time visiting Kiribati, or you’re just afraid of the dark, the days in October are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset. The wet season in Kiribati falls around March, so if you prefer the dryer weather, you should look to visit in September instead.For more information about when to travel to Kiribati, the monthly weather breakdown for the top travel destinations, and the best information and tools to book your trip, continue reading below.
Before you plan your trip, it’s important to know when the seasons are as they may be different to yours depending on where you’re travelling from. Kiribati is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:
|Summer||December to February|
|Autumn/fall||March to May|
|Winter||June to August|
|Spring||September to November|
Best time to visit the top destinations in Kiribati
We’ve put together a breakdown of the average minimum and maximum temperatures by month, as well as the best times to visit for each. To learn more about these destinations including detailed climate breakdowns and much more, click or tap the city/destination name below.
|City||Best time to visit||Jan||Feb||Mar||Apr||May||Jun||Jul||Aug||Sep||Oct||Nov||Dec|