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Weather in December in Tonga

Planning a getaway to Tonga this December and curious about the weather you should prepare for? Discover all the vital details you need on this page, solving your puzzle:

What is the weather like in Tonga in December?

December in Tonga generally has warm temperatures, with precipitation levels ranging from high to heavy.

Temperatures

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 27°C and nighttime temperatures around 25°C in Nuku‘alofa.

Precipitation

In December, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Ha‘avakatolo with an average of 119 mm to heavy rainfall in Neiafu with 191 mm.

Average sunshine

For specific regional insights in Tonga for December, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Tonga climate page.

Where to go in Tonga in December

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Tonga on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

What is the weather like in December for the 5 most popular destinations in Tonga?

Nuku‘alofa

In December Nuku‘alofa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Nuku‘alofa
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
26°C 
24°C 
107 mm 
16 days 
27°C 
25°C 
120 mm 
16 days 
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28°C 
25°C 
212 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Nuku‘alofa

Neiafu

In December Neiafu generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Neiafu
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
25°C 
129 mm 
16 days 
28°C 
26°C 
191 mm 
16 days 
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29°C 
26°C 
254 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Neiafu

Utungake

In December Utungake generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Utungake
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
25°C 
129 mm 
16 days 
28°C 
26°C 
190 mm 
16 days 
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29°C 
26°C 
254 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Utungake

Lotofoa

In December Lotofoa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Lotofoa
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
24°C 
118 mm 
16 days 
28°C 
25°C 
148 mm 
16 days 
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28°C 
26°C 
235 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Lotofoa

Vavaʻu

In December Vavaʻu generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Vavaʻu
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
27°C 
25°C 
129 mm 
16 days 
28°C 
26°C 
191 mm 
16 days 
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29°C 
26°C 
254 mm 
17 days 
Climate in Vavaʻu

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Tonga.

Is December the best time to visit Tonga?

We consider December to be one of the best times to travel to Tonga. Typically, the climate in Nuku‘alofa is pleasant. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

Generally speaking, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December provide pleasant weather in Nuku‘alofa. The weather in January, February and March, on the other hand, tends to be unpleasant.

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