Nuku‘alofa weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Nuku‘alofa

The best time to visit in Nuku‘alofa in Tonga is in January and March until December, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Nuku‘alofa is 28°C in February and the lowest is 23°C in July. The water temperature is between 25°C and 30°C.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Nuku‘alofa or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Nuku‘alofa by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 28 27 26 25 24 23 23 23 24 25 26
Water temp. (°C) 29 30 30 29 28 27 26 25 25 27 27 28
Precipitation (mm) 115 168 120 61 53 64 39 49 55 35 34 64

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14 day weather forecast Nuku‘alofa

The weather for in Nuku‘alofa will be 24° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

Weather forecast this week

Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
25° 1.3 mm 30% 9 m/s 8
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
25° 0.8 mm 20% 9 m/s 5
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
25° 1.2 mm 30% 9 m/s 7
Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
23°
25° 1.1 mm 25% 9 m/s 4
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
23°
22°
25° 0.6 mm 15% 8 m/s 10
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
25° 0.1 mm 20% 6 m/s 11
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
25° 1.1 mm 25% 8 m/s 10

Weather forecast next week

Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
24°
23°
25° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 11
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
25° 0.4 mm 10% 6 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
25° 0.7 mm 20% 5 m/s 9
Saturday 30 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
25° 0.4 mm 10% 4 m/s 1
Sunday 31 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
25° 5.0 mm 60% 7 m/s 1
Monday 1 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
25° 2.6 mm 45% 5 m/s 2
Tuesday 2 Nov Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
25° 2.7 mm 45% 4 m/s 1

Climate Nuku‘alofa

The average annual temperature for Nuku‘alofa is 25° degrees and there is about 857 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 128 days a year with an average humidity of 78% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate table of Nuku‘alofa

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 28 27 26 25 24 23 23 23 24 25 26
Night temp. (°C) 26 27 27 26 25 24 22 22 22 23 24 25
Water temp. (°C) 29 30 30 29 28 27 26 25 25 27 27 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 115 168 120 61 53 64 39 49 55 35 34 64
Days with rain 22 22 21 13 11 11 13 13 13 12 12 15
Dry days 9 6 10 17 20 19 18 18 17 19 18 16
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 8 8 8 7 7 7 7 7 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6

Nuku‘alofa weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Nuku‘alofa?

Nuku‘alofa is located in Tonga. It lies in a straight line at 10,322 miles from London.

The coordinates of Nuku‘alofa are:

  • Latitude: -21.139384
  • Longitude: -175.201798

The GPS coordinates are 21° 8' S, 175° 12' W

How long is the flight to Nuku‘alofa?

The flight time from London-Heathrow to Nuku‘alofa is approximately 20 h. 50 min.

What are the nearest airports to Nuku‘alofa?

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How many inhabitants are there in Nuku‘alofa?

Nuku‘alofa has approximately 42,620 inhabitants.

How big is Nuku‘alofa?

The area of Nuku‘alofa is around 171 mi².

What is the currency of Nuku‘alofa?

In Nuku‘alofa the Tongan paʻanga (TOP) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 20 October 2021

  • 1 Tongan paʻanga = 3.04 British pound
  • 1 British pound = 0.33 Tongan paʻanga
  • 10 Tongan paʻanga = 30.43 British pound
  • 10 British pound = 3.29 Tongan paʻanga
  • 100 Tongan paʻanga = 304.27 British pound
  • 100 British pound = 32.87 Tongan paʻanga

What is the area code of Nuku‘alofa?

The area code to call Nuku‘alofa is +676.