French Polynesia climate guide

Temperature in French Polynesia (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
26°C maximum daytime temperature in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
26°C maximum daytime temperature in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
26°C maximum daytime temperature in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
26°C maximum daytime temperature in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
25°C maximum daytime temperature in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)25
24°C maximum daytime temperature in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)24
23°C maximum daytime temperature in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)23
23°C maximum daytime temperature in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)23
24°C maximum daytime temperature in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)24
24°C maximum daytime temperature in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)24
25°C maximum daytime temperature in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)25
26°C maximum daytime temperature in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
Min temperature (night-time)
19°C minimum night-time temperature in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)19
19°C minimum night-time temperature in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)19
18°C minimum night-time temperature in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)18
17°C minimum night-time temperature in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
17°C minimum night-time temperature in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
17°C minimum night-time temperature in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
17°C minimum night-time temperature in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
17°C minimum night-time temperature in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
18°C minimum night-time temperature in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)18
19°C minimum night-time temperature in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)19
Sea temperature
28°C sea temperature in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)28
29°C sea temperature in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)29
29°C sea temperature in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)29
29°C sea temperature in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)29
28°C sea temperature in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)28
27°C sea temperature in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)27
27°C sea temperature in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)27
26°C sea temperature in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
26°C sea temperature in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)26
27°C sea temperature in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)27
27°C sea temperature in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)27
28°C sea temperature in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)28

Sunshine & Daylight in French Polynesia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
Daily hours of daylight
13 hours of daylight per day in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)13
13 hours of daylight per day in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)13
12 hours of daylight per day in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)12
11 hours of daylight per day in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
11 hours of daylight per day in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
11 hours of daylight per day in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
12 hours of daylight per day in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)12
13 hours of daylight per day in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)13
13 hours of daylight per day in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)13
13 hours of daylight per day in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)13

Rainfall in French Polynesia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
17 days with some rainfall in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
16 days with some rainfall in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)16
17 days with some rainfall in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)17
12 days with some rainfall in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)12
10 days with some rainfall in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)10
6 days with some rainfall in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)6
5 days with some rainfall in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)5
4 days with some rainfall in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)4
5 days with some rainfall in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)5
5 days with some rainfall in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)5
6 days with some rainfall in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)6
12 days with some rainfall in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
295 mm monthly rainfall in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)295
228 mm monthly rainfall in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)228
192 mm monthly rainfall in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)192
141 mm monthly rainfall in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)141
93 mm monthly rainfall in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)93
63 mm monthly rainfall in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)63
65 mm monthly rainfall in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)65
53 mm monthly rainfall in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)53
48 mm monthly rainfall in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)48
93 mm monthly rainfall in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)93
168 mm monthly rainfall in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)168
282 mm monthly rainfall in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)282

More climate for French Polynesia

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)8
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)7
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)7
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)9
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)11
Heat & Humidity
High heat & humidity in January in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H
High heat & humidity in February in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H
High heat & humidity in March in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H
High heat & humidity in April in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H
High heat & humidity in May in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H
Moderate heat & humidity in June in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)M
Moderate heat & humidity in July in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)M
Moderate heat & humidity in August in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)M
Moderate heat & humidity in September in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)M
Moderate heat & humidity in October in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)M
High heat & humidity in November in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H
High heat & humidity in December in French Polynesia (Papeete, Tahiti)H

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for French Polynesia, represented by Papeete, Tahiti, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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