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Best time to visit Alofi, Niue

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The best time to visit Alofi is May-October

Alofi is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, May-October is definitely the time you should visit. This is based on a number of factors such as the weather, cost of flights and accommodation, peak travel periods and more.

In the height of summer, temperatures in Alofi can reach a maximum of 28℃ (83℉). In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 22℃ (72℉) at night.

If you’re keen to see the sights of Alofi during the day, the sun stays up the longest around December. The wet season in Alofi usually falls during the months surrounding January each year. It’s not uncommon to get some decent rainfall or light showers during this time, but on some days the weather tends to be fine for a majority of the day, with only a few drops of rain falling from a passing shower.

Continue reading to find out loads more about when to travel to Alofi, then use the handy tools below to search for the best flight and hotel options that are right for you.

Warmest month

March

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

December

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Alofi seasons

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

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

Average temperatures in Alofi

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 Alofi 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.

Alofi 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 Alofi 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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OCT
NOV
DEC

Alofi in January

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 202mm (8") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in February

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 191mm (8") over 24 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 130mm (5") over 24 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
24 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in April

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 12 days
  • Average rainfall: 108mm (4") over 16 days
12 days
of pure sunshine
16 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in May

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 90mm (4") over 19 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in June

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 7 days
  • Average rainfall: 46mm (2") over 15 days
7 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in July

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 48mm (2") over 18 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in August

  • Average temperature: 24℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 5 days
  • Average rainfall: 61mm (2") over 19 days
5 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in September

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average high temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average low temperature: 24℃ (75℉)
  • Average humidity: 79%
  • Average sunny days: 6 days
  • Average rainfall: 52mm (2") over 18 days
6 days
of pure sunshine
18 days
of showers or rain

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

Alofi in October

  • Average temperature: 25℃ (77℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (78℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (76℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 76mm (3") over 17 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
17 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in November

  • Average temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average high temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average low temperature: 25℃ (78℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 13 days
  • Average rainfall: 62mm (2") over 15 days
13 days
of pure sunshine
15 days
of showers or rain

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


Alofi in December

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 130mm (5") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Alofi is usually March, where temperatures tend to rise to around 28℃ (83℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Alofi is generally around June. The dry season often coincides with cooler weather, so you should check the temperatures in June first to make sure it’s still a good time to go.
The rainiest time of year in Alofi 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 Alofi, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in December are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

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