The best times to visit Matathawa Island for ideal weather are
April 16th to September 23rd
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Matathawa Island Travel Guide
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Weather in Matathawa Island
Average temperatures in Matathawa Island vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 19th 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 Matathawa Island, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid January where highs are regularly around 94.4°F (34.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 78°F (25.6°C) at night.
Matathawa Island Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Matathawa 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.
Matathawa Island Perceived Temperature (F)
Matathawa Island Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Matathawa 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 Matathawa Island are June, July, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid April. For example, on the week of April 16th 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 5 days of significant precipitation the week of February 19th.
When can you find snow in Matathawa 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 Matathawa Island.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Matathawa 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
Matathawa Island has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (69.9% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (79%).
Wind in Matathawa Island is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by August and September. July’s average wind speed of around 10.3 knots (11.9 MPH or 19.1 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 August where average top sustained speeds reach 15.1 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Matathawa 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||4.7||Light breeze||6.8||Light breeze|
|Feb||4.3||Light breeze||6.4||Light breeze|
|Mar||5.9||Light breeze||7.9||Light breeze|
|Apr||6.4||Light breeze||8.8||Gentle breeze|
|May||7.3||Gentle breeze||9.1||Light breeze|
|Jun||7.3||Gentle breeze||9.2||Gentle breeze|
|Jul||10.3||Gentle breeze||12.8||Light breeze|
|Aug||10.2||Gentle breeze||13||Significant breeze|
|Sep||8.7||Gentle breeze||11.2||Light breeze|
|Oct||7.9||Gentle breeze||11.9||Significant breeze|
|Nov||8.6||Gentle breeze||11.5||Light breeze|
|Dec||8.6||Gentle breeze||11.4||Significant breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Matathawa 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 Matathawa Island, Fiji is November, followed by June and March. 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 Matathawa Island in December. 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 Matathawa Island Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 92°F (33.3°C) and 86.8°F (30.4°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 10 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow 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 quite warm. These months see the least precipitation with 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Matathawa Island, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 90°F (32.2°C) and 84.4°F (29.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: approximately 4 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Matathawa Island to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 94.4°F (34.7°C) and 88.4°F (31.3°C). On average, it rains or snows a great amount: 8 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.