Tarawa, Kiribati: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Tarawa, Kiribati? If you're planning to go to Tarawa, we have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Tarawa, Kiribati

Based on the climate and weather in Tarawa, the best time to go is October. See below for details.

Important essentials for Tarawa, Kiribati

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Tarawa, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb one.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Tarawa, Kiribati by month

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January

January in Tarawa is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Tarawa during February, you will probably see that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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March

March here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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April

April for Tarawa is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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May

May in Tarawa is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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June

June in Tarawa is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

July in Tarawa is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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August

August is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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September

Traveling to Tarawa in September, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October in this region can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

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November

November in Tarawa is really hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

If you visit Tarawa during December, you may notice that it is constantly hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

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