January 2017 Climate Summary & Rainfall outlook for the next 3 months


January Climate Summary

  • Rainfall deficit from the end of 2016 continued in January throughout the country. Limited rainfall caused dry conditions throughout the country and the temperature was warmer than average.

  • Highest maximum day time temperature was 33.3°C recorded on the 23rd in Fua'amotu

  • The lowest night time minimum temperature was 17.7°C recorded on the 1st in Fua'amotu.

  • November, December, January rain summary:

Last 3 months rainfall was below average except for Ha'apai and Fua'amotu which was average.