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Best time to visit Samoa

Our verdict

The best time to visit Samoa is July-September

Based on a number of criteria such as the weather conditions, cost of flights and hotels, peak travel seasons and much more, July-September is the best time to go to Samoa.

In the summer months, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) in Apia, Samoa. In the winter, temperatures can get down to 24℃ (75℉) around August-time. In other areas of Samoa, temperatures might differ so be sure to compare other destinations below.

The days are longest in Samoa in March, so if you want to see the sights during the day when the sun is up for the longest time, it’s best to visit around that time of year. The wet season in Samoa 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.

Discover top destinations in Samoa below and find out everything you need to know about when to travel, including detailed climate and weather information, and tools to help you find the best prices to help you book your trip.

Warmest month

March

Least rainfall

September

Most daylight

March

Samoa seasons

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. Samoa is in the Southern hemisphere, so the seasons fall on:

SeasonMonths
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 Samoa

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.

CityBest time to visitJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
ApiaJuly-September
29℃
28℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
29℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
27℃
26℃
27℃
26℃
27℃
26℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
28℃
27℃
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Top FAQs

Samoa is in Oceania.

Check out these guides for the top must-see destinations in Samoa:

The warmest month of the year in Apia, one of the most popular places to visit in Samoa, is March.
The driest month of the year in Apia, Samoa, is usually around September each year.

Samoa map