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What is the climate like in French Polynesia?

The climate of French Polynesia has an average yearly temperature of 31°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 29°C and rise to 32°C.

Annually, about 1586 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in French Polynesia.

The best time to visit French Polynesia is May until September. During this period, you will experience pleasant temperatures and not too much rain, making it ideal to visit French Polynesia.

Temperature 29 to 32°C
Rain 1586 mm

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Occasional light rain, but mostly sunny. Ideal for swimming ... more

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The climate of French Polynesia

Climate table French Polynesia

The climate table for French Polynesia shows the average temperatures, rainfall, and UV index by month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 31 31 32 31 31 30 29 29 29 30 30 31
Nighttime temperature (°C) 25 25 26 25 25 24 23 23 23 24 25 25
Rainfall (mm) 313 322 168 119 56 65 45 41 44 100 121 192
UV Index 8 8 8 8 7 6 7 7 8 9 9 8
Best month No No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No

Temperature by month in French Polynesia

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in French Polynesia

Temperature by month in French Polynesia

Rainfall by month in French Polynesia

This graph shows the average monthly rainfall in millimeters in French Polynesia.

Rainfall by month in French Polynesia

UV index by month in French Polynesia

This graph shows the average UV index by month in French Polynesia.

UV index by month in French Polynesia

Yearly temperature in French Polynesia

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in French Polynesia, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in French Polynesia

Yearly total rainfall in French Polynesia

This graph shows the average yearly rainfall in millimeters in French Polynesia.

Rainfall per year in French Polynesia

Weather experiences in French Polynesia

The weather in French Polynesia is rated an average of 4 out of 5 stars by 8 visitors.

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Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

There were sunny, warm days with pleasant temperatures around 28 degrees. However, it rained frequently, ruining the vacation on some days. A mix of sunshine and precipitation.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

Occasional light rain, but mostly sunny. Ideal for swimming and relaxing in this tropical idyll.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

A constant temperature of about 28 degrees was ideal for relaxing and exploring. It rained several days, which provided pleasant refreshment. Overall, very nice.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

It was sunny with a few showers that provided some refreshment. No extreme heat: ideal for a relaxing and active vacation.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Good StarStarStarStar

January in French Polynesia had beautiful weather. Despite a few showers, a steady temperature of around 30 degrees Celsius made for a pleasant trip. The high humidity could be overwhelming at times, but the heat was bearable.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Moderate StarStarStar

We experienced both sunny days and rain. However, the warm climate made up for a lot, so it still felt like paradise.— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

Sunny days, moderate temperatures and occasional showers provided some cooling. Ideal weather for all types of outdoor activities and recreation. Heavenly experience!— This text has been automatically translated into English

Weather Experience: Excellent StarStarStarStarStar

The weather was nice, sunny and warm, but not too hot. A light rain in the evening provided some refreshment. Free natural conditioning!— This text has been automatically translated into English

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Average weather in French Polynesia by month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in French Polynesia and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of French Polynesia, you can view the average temperature, rainfall, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.