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Changes in the Kiribati climate 

  • Temperatures have warmed and will continue to warm with more very hot days in the future.
  • Annual and seasonal rainfall is projected to increase. Rainfall extremes are projected to increase. The frequency of drought is projected to decrease relative to the current climate.
  • Ocean acidification has been increasing in Kiribati’s waters. It will continue to increase and threaten coral reef ecosystems.
  • Wave height is projected to decrease in December to March. Waves may be more directed from the south in October.
  • Sea level near Kiribati has risen and will continue to rise throughout this century.





Country Information 

Geographic coordinates:                   Lat. 4ON–3OS,

                                                               Long. 157OW–172OE

Total land area                                     811 km2

Exclusive economic zone (EEZ)      3,600,000 km2

Population (2011 estimate)             103,466