Home
Europe
Asia
Australia & Pacific
Africa
North America
Central America
South America

Usual weather in French Polynesia

Do you need to know, when is the best time to go to French Polynesia? Then you should take a look here, what weather you can expect there during the year.

Home - Australia & Pacific - French Polynesia

What weather to expect in French Polynesia

The climate of French Polynesia is tropical, you can expect warm sunny weather. But the temperatures are not extremely high, we can describe them as moderate. There are not big differences in wether during the year.

When speaking about the usual weather in this state, the information is relevant for example for these popular places: Austral Islands, Bora Bora, Fakarava, Gambier Islands, Haurei, Hiva Oa, Huahine, Mangareva, Manihi, Marquesas Islands, Maupiti, Moorea, Papeete, Raiatea, Rangiroa, Rapa, Society Islands, Tahiti, Tikehau, Tuamotu Islands.

Let's look now what weather you can expect here. The warmest month here is February, the average maximum temperature is 30.7 ℃ (87.26 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉). The coldest month here is August, the average maximum temperature is 28.2 ℃ (82.76 ℉). The average minimum temperature in this month is 20.5 ℃ (68.9 ℉).

When travelling to some places in French Polynesia, always consider the altitude of the the place as well. The highest point here is Mont Orohena (2241 m) and the lowest point is Pacific Ocean (0 m). So there are quite big differences in altitudes in this country, so you can expect the weather to be different in different altitudes as well. Keep in mind, that the temperature usually decreases by 1.2 - 1.9 ℃ (2.2 - 3.5 ℉) per 200 m (656 ft), depending on the other conditions. (And we should add, that in the very special condition named thermal inversion even the temperature may be higher in higher altitudes.)

Please, keep in mind, that this is not a weather forecast, but the information about the usual weather (average). This should help you to decide, when is the best time to go to French Polynesia. Read more details about the typical weather there in all individual months below:

January - February - March - April - May - June - July - August - September - October - November - December


January

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in January is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in January is 30.1 ℃ (86.18 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.9 ℃ (75.02 ℉). At the beginning of January you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.85 ℃ (85.73 ℉). At the end of January you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). The average rainfall is 322.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:09 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:03 and at the end of the month 12:53.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

February

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in February is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in February is 30.7 ℃ (87.26 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉). At the beginning of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.4 ℃ (86.72 ℉). At the end of February you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.65 ℃ (87.17 ℉). The average rainfall is 230.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:53 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:40 and at the end of the month 12:26.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

March

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in March is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in March is 30.6 ℃ (87.08 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.9 ℃ (75.02 ℉). At the beginning of March you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.65 ℃ (87.17 ℉). At the end of March you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.6 ℃ (87.08 ℉). The average rainfall is 198.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:26 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:11 and at the end of the month 11:56.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

April

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in April is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in April is 30.6 ℃ (87.08 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.9 ℃ (73.22 ℉). At the beginning of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.6 ℃ (87.08 ℉). At the end of April you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.2 ℃ (86.36 ℉). The average rainfall is 142.9 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:56 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:41 and at the end of the month 11:28.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

May

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in May is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in May is 29.8 ℃ (85.64 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 22.3 ℃ (72.14 ℉). At the beginning of May you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30.2 ℃ (86.36 ℉). At the end of May you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.6 ℃ (85.28 ℉). The average rainfall is 93.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:28 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:17 and at the end of the month 11:09.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

June

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in June is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in June is 29.4 ℃ (84.92 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 21.2 ℃ (70.16 ℉). At the beginning of June you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.6 ℃ (85.28 ℉). At the end of June you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.25 ℃ (84.65 ℉). The average rainfall is 60.7 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:09 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:05 and at the end of the month 11:05.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

July

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in July is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in July is 29.1 ℃ (84.38 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 20.7 ℃ (69.26 ℉). At the beginning of July you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.25 ℃ (84.65 ℉). At the end of July you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.65 ℃ (83.57 ℉). The average rainfall is 59.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:05 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:09 and at the end of the month 11:18.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

August

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in August is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in August is 28.2 ℃ (82.76 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 20.5 ℃ (68.9 ℉). At the beginning of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.65 ℃ (83.57 ℉). At the end of August you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.3 ℃ (82.94 ℉). The average rainfall is 48.8 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:18 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:29 and at the end of the month 11:42.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

September

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in September is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in September is 28.4 ℃ (83.12 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 20.7 ℃ (69.26 ℉). At the beginning of September you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 28.3 ℃ (82.94 ℉). At the end of September you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.05 ℃ (84.29 ℉). The average rainfall is 45.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 11:42 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 11:56 and at the end of the month 12:11.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

October

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in October is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in October is 29.7 ℃ (85.46 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 21.6 ℃ (70.88 ℉). At the beginning of October you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.05 ℃ (84.29 ℉). At the end of October you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30 ℃ (86 ℉). The average rainfall is 93.1 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:11 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:26 and at the end of the month 12:40.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

November

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in November is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in November is 30.3 ℃ (86.54 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.3 ℃ (73.94 ℉). At the beginning of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 30 ℃ (86 ℉). At the end of November you can expect lower temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.95 ℃ (85.91 ℉). The average rainfall is 158.6 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 12:40 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 12:53 and at the end of the month 13:03.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

December

Typical (usual) weather in French Polynesia in December is this: The average highest temperature in French Polynesia in December is 29.6 ℃ (85.28 ℉). The average lowest temperature is 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉). At the beginning of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.95 ℃ (85.91 ℉). At the end of December you can expect higher temperatures, the average highest temperature is around 29.85 ℃ (85.73 ℉). The average rainfall is 317.5 mm (look here, what this number means). When planning your travel, please, keep in mind, that actual weather may differ from these average values. The length of the day at the beginning of this month is approximately 13:03 (hours and minutes), in the middle of the month 13:09 and at the end of the month 13:10.These numbers above are valid primarily for the capital and the area around it. It is important to say, that the weather may differ significantly in different altitudes, especially in mountains.

Below are average values, so you can consider them typical weather in French Polynesia in these places. The sign '-' means we don't have enough data for this item.

Atuonatemperature: - highest temperature: 31.6 ℃ (88.88 ℉)lowest temperature: 23.1 ℃ (73.58 ℉)rainfall: 98.9mmrainy days: -
Bora Boratemperature: - highest temperature: 30.7 ℃ (87.26 ℉)lowest temperature: 25.3 ℃ (77.54 ℉)rainfall: 278.4mmrainy days: -
Tahiti Faaatemperature: - highest temperature: 30.7 ℃ (87.26 ℉)lowest temperature: 23.3 ℃ (73.94 ℉)rainfall: 323.8mmrainy days: -
Takaroatemperature: - highest temperature: 30.5 ℃ (86.9 ℉)lowest temperature: 25.5 ℃ (77.9 ℉)rainfall: 189.8mmrainy days: -
Haotemperature: - highest temperature: 28.9 ℃ (84.02 ℉)lowest temperature: 24.5 ℃ (76.1 ℉)rainfall: 192.8mmrainy days: -
Rikiteatemperature: - highest temperature: 27.5 ℃ (81.5 ℉)lowest temperature: 21.8 ℃ (71.24 ℉)rainfall: 206mmrainy days: -
Rurututemperature: - highest temperature: - lowest temperature: 21.7 ℃ (71.06 ℉)rainfall: 201.8mmrainy days: -
Tubuaitemperature: - highest temperature: 27.7 ℃ (81.86 ℉)lowest temperature: 22.2 ℃ (71.96 ℉)rainfall: 187.1mmrainy days: -




When you read about the number of mm of rainfall, you should know this: Light rain is when the precipitation rate is less than 2.5 mm (0.1 in) per hour. For moderate rain this number is between 2.5 mm and 10 mm (0.4 in), for heavy rain it is 10 mm - 50 mm (2.0 in). Violent rain has this number higher than 50 mm per hour.


©2018 UsualWeather.com, main data sources: MWDI, WikiVoyage, Wikipedia, CIA, WMO
Publisher: Bispiral, s.r.o. | About Us | Rules of the UsualWeather.com web site and privacy protection
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest