Country Overview For Tuvalu
The climate in Tuvalu is typically tropical; moderated by easterly trade winds (March to November); westerly gales and heavy rain (November to March). The terrain: very low-lying and narrow coral atolls. For Funafuti in January the daily average maximum temperatures is 30°C with the average minimum 27°C, while in June the average maximum is 30°C with a minimum of 27°C. The wettest month for Funafuti is January with an average of 0.0mm of precipitation falling while the driest month is January with 0.0mm falling.
HISTORICAL MONTHLY AVERAGES FOR JANUARY
The information presented below gives detailed historical monthly average weather conditions along with exceptional weather occurrences. To maintain relevance to current weather trends the displayed information has been calculated using data collected over the past two decades. The climate profile is taken from closest available data source to Niulakita Island.
Throughout the month of January daytime temperatures will generally reach highs of around 33°C that's about 91°F. At night the average minimum temperature drops down to around 26°C, that's 79°F.
In recent times the highest recorded temperature in January has been 38°C that's 100°F, with the lowest recorded temperature 23°C, about 74°F.
The average daily relative humidity for January is around -999%.
The Heat Index is a measure of how hot it feels when relative humidity is added to actual air temperature. From this a comfort level is calculated providing categories on how heat conditions might adversely affect someone.
Comfort Levels: Given average maximum temperatures and humidity levels generally you should not anticipate any discomfort from heat (see heat index for more information).
The average monthly amount of precipitation has been recorded at around 0 mm, that's 0 inches.
The average daily wind speed in January has been around 7 km/h, that’s the equivalent to about 4 mph, or 4 knots. In recent years the maximum sustained wind speed has reached 37 km/h, that’s the equivalent of around 23 mph, or 20 knots.
On average the month of January is not affected by foggy conditions.
YEARLY TRENDS: WEATHER AVERAGES & EXTREMES
The following charts show yearly weather trends with information on monthly weather averages and extremes.
The chart below plots the average high and low temperature for each month of the year. It also shows the maximum and minimum recorded temperatures.
The chart below plots the average monthly precipitation amount.
The chart below plots the average daily wind speed you can expect for any month. It also shows the maximum recorded sustained wind speed for each month.