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New Caledonia weather overview
New Caledonia is a French administered territory in the Pacific Ocean that lies approximately midway between southern Queensland and Fiji. Lying in the path of the balmy south-easterly trade winds it has a sunny, temperate climate year-round. However, in the summer months (December to April), the sun can be obscured by heavy rain, as this is the peak wet season when cyclones are most likely to hit, bringing torrential downpours and, sometimes, flooding in their wake.
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Which is the hottest month in New Caledonia?
The hottest time of year in Noumea, New Caledonia is normally February. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 29°C with high heat and humidity.
Which month has the most rain in New Caledonia?
In terms of rainfall, March is usually the wettest month in Noumea, New Caledonia with 135mm on average. There are normally 17 days in March with some rain.
When is it sunniest in New Caledonia?
The sunniest time of year in Noumea, New Caledonia is normally October with bright sunshine on average for 63% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.
When is the sea warmest in New Caledonia?
The sea is usually at its warmest in Noumea, New Caledonia in February when the water temperature reaches 27°C.
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