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Climate and weather of the Marshall Islands



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Marshall Islands




 

Climate

 
The Marshall Islands have a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures are stable all year round (28 to 30°). Rainfall is higher on the southern islands (1 500 mm per year) than on the northern islands (500 mm per year). Sunshine is moderate (six to eight hours per day).

Rainy season (May to November)
Temperatures reach 30° (they lose five degrees at night) and rainfall (short showers) is abundant. Cyclones (heavy rains, strong winds) sometimes pass through the islands between July and November.

Dry season (December to April)
Temperatures are stable (28°) and rainfall is moderate (except on the southern islands where the rains are high).

 When to go to the Marshall Islands (pleasant climate) 
The climate of the Marshall Islands is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Enewetak (Marshall Islands)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
29°
29°
29°
30°
30°
31°
min
27°
26°
27°
27°
27°
27°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
31°
31°
31°
31°
30°
29°
min
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°
27°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
30
30
40
60
130
100
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
180
180
200
250
150
70

Majuro
(Capital of the Marshall Islands)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
29°
30°
30°
30°
30°
30°
min
25°
25°
25°
25°
25°
25°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
30°
30°
30°
30°
29°
min
25°
25°
25°
25°
25°
25°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
210
150
210
260
280
290
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
320
290
310
350
320
300

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for the Marshall Islands are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Marshall Islands weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
The Marshall Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, east of Micronesia and north of Nauru.

Capital: Majuro
Area: 180 kmē
Population: 70 000 inhabitants
Languages: Marshallese, English
Currency: US dollar

Marshall Islands










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