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Pitcairn Island

Climate & when to go

Pitcairn's climate is mild and equable, with mean monthly temperatures varying from 19°C in August to 24°C in February. The lowest temperature ever recorded was 10°C; the highest, 34°C. Annual rainfall (around 2000mm) is spread unevenly, but July and August are usually the driest months and November the wettest.

Visitors don't usually have too much choice about when to go to Pitcairn - they go when they've found a yacht, cargo ship or cruise ship heading that way.