The best times to visit Niue for ideal weather are

June 11th 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.

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Weather in Niue

Temperature

Average temperatures in Niue vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for most of the year with a low chance of precipitation most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 34th 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 Niue, the hottest months are February, March, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid February where highs are regularly around 85.8°F (29.9°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 76.4°F (24.7°C) at night.

Niue Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Niue Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

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)

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Niue Perceived Temperature (C)

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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.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 84.5 79.1 74.6
Feb 85.3 79.7 74.9
Mar 85.1 79.1 73.9
Apr 84.1 77.5 71.9
May 82.2 76.7 71.8
Jun 80.3 74.2 69.2
Jul 79.3 73.3 67.4
Aug 79.2 73.6 68
Sep 80.1 74.7 69.9
Oct 81.5 75.8 70.6
Nov 82.9 77.3 72.1
Dec 83.9 78.4 73.3

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 29.2 26.2 23.7
Feb 29.6 26.5 23.8
Mar 29.5 26.2 23.3
Apr 28.9 25.3 22.2
May 27.9 24.8 22.1
Jun 26.8 23.4 20.7
Jul 26.3 22.9 19.7
Aug 26.2 23.1 20
Sep 26.7 23.7 21.1
Oct 27.5 24.3 21.4
Nov 28.3 25.2 22.3
Dec 28.8 25.8 22.9


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Niue are July, June, 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 late July. For example, on the week of July 23rd there are no 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 days of 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.

Chanceof Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Niue.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Niue (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 21% 0 4.9
Feb 17% 0 3.6
Mar 23% 0 5.6
Apr 16% 0 3.6
May 13% 0 2.5
Jun 9% 0 1.9
Jul 6% 0 1.3
Aug 9% 0 1.1
Sep 14% 0 1.9
Oct 13% 0 2.9
Nov 17% 0 5.5
Dec 13% 0 3.1

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 21 0 12.4
Feb 17 0 9.1
Mar 23 0 14.2
Apr 16 0 9.1
May 13 0 6.4
Jun 9 0 4.8
Jul 6 0 3.3
Aug 9 0 2.8
Sep 14 0 4.8
Oct 13 0 7.4
Nov 17 0 14
Dec 13 0 7.9

 

Humidity and Wind

Niue has some extremely humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. 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 (9.7 MPH or 15.7 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 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.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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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 8 Gentle breeze 12.9 Significant breeze
Feb 7.3 Gentle breeze 11.9 Significant breeze
Mar 6 Light breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Apr 6.1 Light breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 11.8 Significant breeze
Jun 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Jul 7.4 Gentle breeze 12.6 Significant breeze
Aug 8.5 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Sep 8.2 Gentle breeze 14.2 Significant breeze
Oct 7.7 Gentle breeze 13.5 Significant breeze
Nov 8 Gentle breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Dec 8.3 Gentle breeze 13.9 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 83.1%
Feb 82.4%
Mar 84.9%
Apr 83.6%
May 82.5%
Jun 80.5%
Jul 77.1%
Aug 76.6%
Sep 79.7%
Oct 80.3%
Nov 81.5%
Dec 78.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Niue?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Jan 18, 2018 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


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Niue 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 Niue 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

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 13.3 in March means 13.3% of the tourists vs. July.


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 4 to 7 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 2 to 3 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Niue, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than 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 significant amount: 4 to 5 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 Niue to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 85.6°F (29.8°C) and 83.5°F (28.6°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 4 to 6 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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