Click on links below for Climate Change project activities in Nauru:

Changes in the Nauru climate 

  • Temperatures have warmed and will continue to warm with more very hot days in the future.
  • Rainfall shows no clear trend since 1950. Rainfall is generally projected to increase over this century with more extreme rainfall days and less droughts.
  • Ocean acidification has been increasing in Nauru’s waters. It will continue to increase and threaten coral reef ecosystems.
  • Wave height and period are projected to decrease in December to March.
  • Sea level near Nauru has risen and will continue to rise throughout this century







Country Information 

Geographic coordinates:                  0.5oS and 167oE

Total land area                                   21 km2

Exclusive economic zone (EEZ)      320,000 km2

Population (2008 estimate)             9,570