Kiribati Climate

Climate Zone and Historical Climate Data

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Kiribati Climatic Classifications

CodeDescriptionGroupNumber of states/regionsStates/regions
AfTropical rainforestTropical2 Gilbert Islands Phonex Islands
AwTropical wet and dry or savannaTropical1 Line Islands

Summary: Most regions (2) in Kiribati lie in the Tropical rainforest climate zone (Köppen: Af). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 28.18°C (82.72°F) in Gilbert Islands to a low of 26.7°C (80.06°F) in Line Islands.

Climate Kiribati: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)28.33(82.99)28.17(82.71)28.26(82.87)28.43(83.17)28.68(83.62)28.74(83.73)28.64(83.55)28.61(83.5)28.57(83.43)28.44(83.19)28.42(83.16)28.35(83.03)28.74(83.73)
Average high °C (°F)27.61(81.7)27.57(81.63)27.81(82.06)28.06(82.51)28.3(82.94)28.32(82.98)28.12(82.62)27.86(82.15)27.78(82.0)27.66(81.79)27.63(81.73)27.59(81.66)27.86(82.15)
Daily mean °C (°F)27.36(81.25)27.31(81.16)27.54(81.57)27.81(82.06)28.05(82.49)28.04(82.47)27.86(82.15)27.61(81.7)27.5(81.5)27.39(81.3)27.36(81.25)27.36(81.25)27.6(81.68)
Average low °C (°F)26.69(80.04)26.67(80.01)26.87(80.37)27.16(80.89)27.47(81.45)27.47(81.45)27.26(81.07)26.99(80.58)26.83(80.29)26.73(80.11)26.58(79.84)26.67(80.01)26.95(80.51)
Record low °C (°F)25.53(77.95)25.68(78.22)25.96(78.73)26.4(79.52)26.68(80.02)26.71(80.08)26.49(79.68)25.93(78.67)25.75(78.35)25.71(78.28)25.49(77.88)25.51(77.92)25.49(77.88)
Average precipitation mm (inches)150.41(5.92)191.72(7.55)229.07(9.02)188.73(7.43)140.69(5.54)115.89(4.56)114.88(4.52)82.87(3.26)69.64(2.74)59.88(2.36)61.83(2.43)111.26(4.38)126.41(4.98)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)11.7612.9719.6421.8516.8813.4814.3610.037.526.885.888.8212.51
Average relative humidity (%)79.2879.7880.5980.2378.6877.0176.5876.0375.9275.6675.6577.3677.73
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.2710.0610.3310.5910.8510.910.7910.7610.7210.6310.510.2710.56

Kiribati Climate Graph

Kiribati

Kiribati’s Cities by Temperature

Kiribati’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Gilbert Islands
28.18°C | 82.72°F
Phonex Islands
27.92°C | 82.26°F
Line Islands
26.7°C | 80.06°F

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