Best time to visit Taveuni

The best time to visit Taveuni is during the winter dry season, from June to October, when the weather is relatively dry and sunny, with an average high temperature of 28°C (82°F).

Taveuni weather

Taveuni Island, Fiji experiences a tropical climate, with a hot, humid and wet season from December to April and a slightly cooler, relatively dry season from June to October.

What is the best month to visit Taveuni?
July and August are the best months to visit Taveuni, since these months see the least rainfall and you can expect hot and sunny days with mainly clear skies.

However, the months of June through October are all good for a range of outdoor activities with the expectation of some rainfall.

Which is the hottest month in Taveuni?
The hottest month in Taveuni is normally February, with an average high temperature of 31°C (87°F), heat and humidity, and a low of 24°C (75°F).

The hot season in Taveuni typically lasts from early-November to late-March, with an average daily high temperature above 30°C (86°F).

What is the humidity in Taveuni?
Taveuni experiences little seasonal variation in perceived humidity, with approximate average relative humidity calculated at between 74% – 83% over the course of the year. Typically, it's humid all year round.

The more humid time of year lasts from early-September through to early-July, when you can expect the comfort level to be muggy at least 85% of the time.

The months with the most muggy days in Taveuni are December through May, when every day in each month is muggy or worse.

We derive the humidity comfort level from the dew point temperature, which measures moisture content in the air. A higher dew point feels muggy and uncomfortable.

July, August and September are only slightly more comfortable, with around 26 days in each month that are muggy.

Which is the coolest month in Taveuni?
The coolest month in Taveuni is July, with an average high of 27°C (80°F) and a low of 22°C (71°F).

The cooler season lasts from early-June through August, with an average daily high temperature below 28°C (82°F).

When is the sea warmest in Taveuni?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Taveuni in March when the water temperature reaches 29°C (84°F), which is very pleasant for swimmimg.

The sea is warm enough to swim year-round in Taveuni.

Which month has the most rain in Taveuni?
March is usually the wettest month in Taveuni, with 304mm (12in) on average. There are usually 18 days in March with some rain.

The wet summer season, from November to April, averages 30°C (86°F) and is characterised by brief but heavy showers interspersed with periods of brilliant sunshine..

However, it can rain at any time on Taveuni.

Is there a risk of a tropical storm in Taveuni?
The risk of a tropical storm in Taveuni is greatest between December and April, with the greatest possibility of a cyclone in January.

Taveuni Weather Averages

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average high temperature (°C)
30 31 30 29 29 28 27 27 28 28 29 31
Average low temperature (°C)
24 24 24 23 23 22 22 22 22 22 23 23
Average daily sunshine (hrs)
6 6 6 6 6 7 8 8 6 6 6 6
Average daily daylight (hrs)
13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 12 13 13
Comfort level
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Average relative humidity (%)
81 83 83 82 79 79 77 76 75 74 76 78
UV Index (max)
11+ 11+ 11+ 11 9 7 8 10 11+ 11+ 11+ 11+
Average days of rainfall (≥1mm)
18 16 18 13 9 5 5 3 4 4 6 12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
301 285 304 288 174 135 99 99 141 177 258 264
Average wind speed (km/h)
18 18 18 19 20 20 21 21 21 21 20 20
Average sea temperature (°C)
28 29 29 28 27 27 26 26 26 26 27 28
Taveuni Island, Fiji

Holiday seasons

High season: Typically, peak season in Fiji coincides with the school holidays in Australia and New Zealand.

July and August are the busiest months, as well as the last week of March to mid-April, the last two weeks of May, the first two weeks of July, the middle of September and from mid-December to mid-January.

During these periods, it’s best to book hotel rooms and airline seats well in advance.

Source: Meteorological data for Taveuni Island, Fiji is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020 by the Fiji Meteorological Service at the closest weather station: Matei Airport (TVU), also known as Taveuni Airport or Taveuni Island Airport, located in Matei township at the northern end of Taveuni Island. Additional climate data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.

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Latest update: Best time to visit Taveuni Island, Fiji: 10 May, 2024

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