Funafuti
Tuvalu
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

September weather forecast and climate
Funafuti, Tuvalu

The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The view from an airplane high up, of the city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
September, the first month of the spring, in Funafuti, is still a tropical month, with average temperature varying between 30°C (86°F) and 27°C (80.6°F).

Temperature

February, March, June through September, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

Rainfall

September is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 19 days and accumulates 231mm (9.09") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

Months with the coldest seawater are August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In September, the average length of the day is 12.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Funafuti is 19h.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unprotected exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 12 transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What are the coldest months in Funafuti?

February, March, June through September, with an average high-temperature of 30°C (86°F), are the coldest months.

What is the temperature in September in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, in September, the average high-temperature is 30°C (86°F), and the average low-temperature is 27°C (80.6°F).

How many days does it rain in September in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, in September, it is raining for 19 days, with typically 231mm (9.09") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the driest month in Funafuti?

The month with the least rainfall is September when the rain falls for 19 days and typically collects 231mm (9.09") of precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Funafuti?

August and September, with an average sea temperature of 29.1°C (84.4°F), are months with the coldest seawater in Funafuti.

What is the water temperature in September in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, in September, the average water temperature is 29.1°C (84.4°F). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

What is the average length of the day in September in Funafuti?

The average length of the day in September in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is 12.1h.

How many hours of sunshine does Funafuti have in September?

In September, the average sunshine in Funafuti, Tuvalu, is 19h.

When is the highest UV index in Funafuti?

January through April, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Funafuti, Tuvalu.

What is the UV index reading in September in Funafuti?

In September, the average daily maximum UV index is 12. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an extreme health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in September - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average high temperature in September: 30°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are February, March, June, July, August and September (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

Average rainfall in September - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall in September: 231mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (394mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (231mm).

Average rainfall days in September - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall days in September: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are November and December (17 days).

Average sea temperature in September - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average sea temperature in September: 29.1°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, April, May, November and December (29.8°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.1°C).

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average daylight in September: 12.1h

Months with the longest days are January and December (Average daylight: 12.6h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.6h).

  • Average sunshine in September: 19h

The month with most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 21h).
Months with least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 17).

Average UV index in September - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average UV index in September: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).