Climate of French Polynesia
French Polynesia has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for French Polynesia is 26° degrees and there is about 1405 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 56 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 7.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 25°C and 27°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 24°C and 27°C
- Rain: it rains 258 days and there is a total of approximately 1406 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 2791 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 25°C and 27°C|
|Warmest month:||27°C in January|
|Coldest month:||25°C in July|
|Night temperature:||between 24°C and 27°C|
|Dry days:||107 days|
|Days with rain:||258 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||1406 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||2791 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for French Polynesia.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for French Polynesia.
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Climate table of French Polynesia
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for French Polynesia. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for French Polynesia might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||27||27||27||27||27||26||25||25||25||25||26||27|
|Night temp. (°C)||26||26||27||27||26||25||25||24||24||25||25||26|
|Days with rain||29||25||27||24||18||17||16||15||17||22||22||26|
|Sun hours per day||9||10||8||6||6||6||6||6||7||8||9||10|
|Wind force (Bft)||4||4||3||3||4||4||4||4||4||4||4||4|
Best time to visit French Polynesia
To go to French Polynesia, the best time to visit is May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In French Polynesia, January is the warmest month with 27°C and the most cold month is 25°C in July.
Climate of French Polynesia by month
What is the average climate in a given month for French Polynesia? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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