Climate in Fiji
The Fiji Islands enjoys a tropical climate, with warm dry winters and hot wet summers.
A cooling trade wind blows from the east south-east for most of the year.
The rainy season is in the summer months from November to March
The summer months maximum temperatures averages about 88ºF or 31ºC.
The winter months maximum temperature averages about 84ºF or 29ºC
The cyclone season in Fiji is from November to April.
Maximum temperatures in Fiji rarely move out of the 31C to 26C range all year round.
The wet season is from late December to mid March and results from the southerly movements of the South Pacific Convergence Zone. The wet season is characterised by heavy, brief local showers and contributes most of Fiji's annual rainfall. Annual rainfall on the main islands is between 2000mm and 3000mm on the coast and low lying areas, and up to 6000mm in the mountains.
Typically the smaller islands in Fiji receive less rainfall than the main Island with various amounts according to their location and size, ranging from 1500mm to 3500mm.
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