The climate on the Marshall Islands

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climatic diagrams of this page are taken from the collected data from 2 measuring stations on the Marshall Islands.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Climate zone: tropics

High humidity on the Marshall Islands and high temperatures are causing a pleasant weather at times, but also and partly tropical hot and humid. It is warm to hot all year round and invites to bathe at average water temperatures of 28 degrees. Dued to the lesser rain the best time for traveling is from January to March. Most precipitation decrease in October.

Duration of daylight and sunshine on the Marshall Islands

hours of sunshine per day
Sunshine hours per day on the Marshall Islands

Climate charts for other regions on the Marshall Islands

Kwajalein Atoll
Majuro Atoll
rainy days per month
Rainy days per month on the Marshall Islands
Precipitation in mm/day
Precipitation on the Marshall Islands
Relative humidity in %
Relative humidity on the Marshall Islands
Water temperature
Water temperatures on the Marshall Islands
Absolute humidity in g/m³ (approx.)
Absolute humidity on the Marshall Islands

Temperature records of the last 55 years

The hottest temperature measured from 1964 to December 2019 was reported by the Majuro weather station. In October 2019 the record temperature of 38.5 °C was reported here. The hottest summer from July to September, based on all 2 weather stations on the Marshall Islands below 10 metres altitude, was recorded in 2016 with an average temperature of 29.0 °C. This average temperature will normally be measured every 4 to 6 hours, thus also including the nights. Normally, this value is 27.8 degrees Celsius. The average maximum daily temperature at that time was 30.9 °C.

The coldest day in these 55 years was reported by the weather station Majuro. Here the temperature dropped to 20.4 °C in November 2009. Majuro lies at an altitude of 3 meters above sea level. The coldest winter (January to March) was in 1976 with an average temperature of 26.4 °C. On the Marshall Islands, it is usual to have about 1.2 degrees more at 27.6 °C for this three-month period.