French Polynesia
25 to 27°C
2791 hours
sunshine per day
1406 mm
107 days
258 days
0 days

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

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for French Polynesia.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for French Polynesia.

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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 229 217 219 123 64 50 23 34 44 78 129 196
Days with rain 29 25 27 24 18 17 16 15 17 22 22 26
Dry days 2 3 4 6 13 13 15 16 13 9 8 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 7

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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