The best times to visit Matangi Island for ideal weather are
July 9th to August 12th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Matangi Island Travel Guide
Other Matangi Island Travel Info
Weather in Matangi Island
Average temperatures in Matangi Island vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a fair chance of precipitation about half of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 11th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Matangi Island, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid January where highs are regularly around 90.5°F (32.5°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.9°F (25.5°C) at night.
Matangi Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Matangi Island Temperatures (Celsius)
The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.
Matangi Island Perceived Temperature (F)
Matangi Island Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Matangi Island Temperatures by Month
Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.
|Month||Avg. High (°F)||Avg. Mean (°F)||Avg. Low (°F)|
|Month||Avg. High (°C)||Avg. Mean (°C)||Avg. Low (°C)|
Precipitation (Rain or Snow)
If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Matangi Island are July, September, and then August. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early July. For example, on the week of July 2nd there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid February with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.
When can you find snow in Matangi Island? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.
Chance of Precipitation
The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Matangi Island.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Matangi Island (in).
Average Rain and Snow by Month
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (in)||Total Precipitation (in)|
|Month||Daily Chance of Rain||Average Snow Depth (cm)||Total Precipitation (cm)|
Humidity and Wind
Matangi Island has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (74.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (80.6%).
Wind in Matangi Island is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by August and October. July’s average wind speed of around 9.4 knots (10.8 MPH or 17.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid July where average top sustained speeds reach 13.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Matangi Island.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Avg. Wind Feel||Sustained High Wind||High Wind Feel|
|Jan||4||Light breeze||5.9||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.2||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Mar||5.2||Light breeze||7.5||Light breeze|
|Apr||5.9||Light breeze||8||Gentle breeze|
|May||5.6||Light breeze||7.4||Light breeze|
|Jun||7||Gentle breeze||9||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||9.4||Gentle breeze||12.3||Light breeze|
|Aug||9.1||Gentle breeze||11.5||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.4||Gentle breeze||10.9||Light breeze|
|Oct||8.5||Gentle breeze||10.7||Gentle breeze|
|Nov||7.8||Gentle breeze||10.5||Light breeze|
|Dec||7.1||Gentle breeze||9.7||Gentle breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Matangi Island?
Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Fiji; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Sep 05, 2019.
The Busiest and Least Crowded Months
The busiest month for tourism in Matangi Island, Fiji is July, followed by June and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Matangi Island in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.
Estimated Tourism by Month
Most Popular Months to Visit
Overall Matangi Island Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.1°F (31.2°C) and 84.3°F (29.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 9 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.
Winter (June through August)
The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Matangi Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 85.9°F (29.9°C) and 82°F (27.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Matangi Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 90.5°F (32.5°C) and 85.4°F (29.7°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.