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Best time to visit Tuvalu

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The best time to visit Tuvalu is June-October

Tuvalu is a place lots of people visit almost all year round, but if you’re looking for the best time to go, June-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.

The warmest month of the year in Funafuti, one of the most popular travel destinations in Tuvalu, is April, where the average maximum temperature gets to around 29℃ (85℉). Temperatures can reach as high as 30℃ (86℉) on the hottest days in summer. In the winter months, it can get down to as low as 24℃ (75℉) at night. The climate can differ in many places across Tuvalu, and you can see more in the handy table below.

If you’re a sun-chaser and want to visit Tuvalu when the days are longest, you should visit in December. The wet season in Tuvalu usually falls during the months surrounding February 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.

Learn everything you need to know to help you decide when to go to Tuvalu below, and don’t forget to use the awesome travel tools we know and love to help you find the best deals and make booking your vacation a breeze!

Warmest month

April

Least rainfall

June

Most daylight

December

Tuvalu 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. Tuvalu 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 Tuvalu

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
FunafutiJune-October
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Top FAQs

Tuvalu is in Oceania.

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

The warmest month of the year in Funafuti, one of the most popular places to visit in Tuvalu, is April.
The driest month of the year in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is usually around June each year.

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