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Best time to visit Apia, Samoa

Our verdict

The best time to visit Apia is July-September

Want to know when to travel to Apia? Based on criteria such as the weather, cost of flights and hotels, and peak travel periods, July-September is the best time to go to Apia. Don’t just take our word for it though… We’ve put together loads of information below to help you decide, such as a monthly breakdown of the weather, what to pack, when to fly, and much more.

In summer, temperatures can reach as high as 29℃ (85℉) in the middle of the day. The weather at night in the winter, which is around August-time, can get down to a minimum of 24℃ (75℉).

If you’re keen to see the sights of Apia during the day, the sun stays up the longest around March. The wet season in Apia 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 Apia, 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

September

Most daylight

March

Apia seasons

Before you continue, it’s important to know when the seasons are in Apia as they might be different to yours depending on where in the world you’re travelling from. Apia 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 Apia

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 Apia 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.

Apia 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 Apia 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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JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC

Apia in January

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 175mm (7") over 20 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
20 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in February

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 155mm (6") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in March

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 75%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 73mm (3") over 21 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in April

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 29℃ (84℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 124mm (5") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in May

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 118mm (5") over 23 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
23 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in June

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 78mm (3") over 19 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in July

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 3 days
  • Average rainfall: 111mm (4") over 21 days
3 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in August

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 67mm (3") over 21 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
21 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in September

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average low temperature: 26℃ (79℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 57mm (2") over 19 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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

Apia in October

  • Average temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (80℉)
  • Average humidity: 78%
  • Average sunny days: 4 days
  • Average rainfall: 115mm (5") over 22 days
4 days
of pure sunshine
22 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in November

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 77%
  • Average sunny days: 8 days
  • Average rainfall: 112mm (4") over 19 days
8 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Apia in December

  • Average temperature: 28℃ (82℉)
  • Average high temperature: 28℃ (83℉)
  • Average low temperature: 27℃ (81℉)
  • Average humidity: 76%
  • Average sunny days: 10 days
  • Average rainfall: 162mm (6") over 19 days
10 days
of pure sunshine
19 days
of showers or rain

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


Top FAQs

The hottest month of the year in Apia is usually March, where temperatures tend to rise to around 29℃ (84℉) in the middle of the day or early afternoon.
The month with the least amount of rain in Apia 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 Apia 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 Apia, or if you're just afraid of the dark, the days in March are usually the longest between sunrise and sunset.

Apia map