The best times to visit Niue for ideal weather are
June 4th to September 16th
based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.
Niue Travel Guide
Weather in Niue
Average temperatures in Niue vary barely at all and are temperate for much of the year. The area is in the top 33 percent of tourist destinations for pleasant weather. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Niue, the hottest months are February, January, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early-to-mid-March where highs are regularly around 85.8°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 73.8°F (23.2°C) at night.
Niue Temperatures (Fahrenheit)
Niue 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.
Niue Perceived Temperature (F)
Niue Perceived Temperature (C)
Average Niue 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 precipitation in Niue are March, February, and then January. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early-to-mid-June. For example, on the week of June 11th there are only 0.8 days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late February and early March with an average of 2.4 days with significant precipitation the week of February 26th.
When can you find snow in Niue? 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 Niue.
Snow on the Ground
The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Niue (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
Niue has above average humidity compared to most tourist destinations. The least humid month is August (76.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (84.9%).
Wind in Niue is usually moderate. The windiest month is August, followed by December and September. August’s average wind speed of around 8.5 knots (9.8 MPH or 15.7 KPH) is considered “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-September where average top sustained speeds reach 15.8 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.
Relative Humidity (%)
The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Niue.
The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.
Average Wind Speeds
Show Wind Speeds
All wind speeds are in knots.
|Month||Avg. Wind||Meaning (Beaufort)||Avg. Maximum Sustained Wind||Meaning (Beufort)|
|Jan||8||a gentle breeze||12.9||a moderate breeze|
|Feb||7.3||a gentle breeze||11.9||a moderate breeze|
|Mar||6||a light breeze||10.8||a moderate breeze|
|Apr||6.1||a light breeze||10.9||a gentle breeze|
|May||7.2||a gentle breeze||11.8||a moderate breeze|
|Jun||7.8||a gentle breeze||12.8||a moderate breeze|
|Jul||7.4||a gentle breeze||12.6||a moderate breeze|
|Aug||8.5||a gentle breeze||14.2||a moderate breeze|
|Sep||8.2||a gentle breeze||14.2||a moderate breeze|
|Oct||7.7||a gentle breeze||13.5||a moderate breeze|
|Nov||8||a gentle breeze||13.2||a moderate breeze|
|Dec||8.3||a gentle breeze||13.9||a moderate breeze|
Show Relative Humidity by Month
|Month||Avg. Relative Humidity|
Is it Safe to Travel to Niue?
As of 5/19/2017 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Niue; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories.
Overall Niue Travel Experience by Season
Fall (March through May)
Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.8°F (29.9°C) and 80.8°F (27.1°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 6 to 9 days of precipitation per month. Fall is slow/unreported 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 moderate precipitation with 5 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is slow/unreported season for tourism in Niue, so lodging and other accommodations may cost as much as usual.
Spring (September through November)
Spring daily highs range from 83.6°F (28.7°C) and 79°F (26.1°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 8 days per month. Tourism is slow/unreported during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be normally priced.
Summer (December through February)
Weather is perfect this time of year in Niue to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.5°F (29.7°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a noticeable amount: 7 to 8 times per month. These times of year are slow/unreported with tourists.