Cook Islands
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Cook Islands

To go to Cook Islands, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Cook Islands, February is the warmest month with 81°F and the most cold month is 74°F in August.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Cook Islands, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Cook Islands by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 80 81 81 80 78 76 75 74 75 75 77 79
Precipitation (inch) 58 40 58 30 26 15 10 15 13 19 23 60

Weather data from: Avarua




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Cook Islands weather

The weather for Cook Islands over the next 14 days will be 73°F till 79° with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain. The water temperature will be 77°F.

The weather forecast for Cook Islands is based on the weather in Avarua.

5-day weather forecast Cook Islands

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Wednesday
5 october
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79°F
73°F
77°F
0 in
10 m/s
Thursday
6 october
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75°F
73°F
77°F
0 in
8 m/s
Friday
7 october
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75°F
73°F
77°F
0 in
9 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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75°F
73°F
77°F
0.5 in
10 m/s
Sunday
9 october
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73°F
73°F
77°F
0.1 in
13 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Cook Islands


Climate Cook Islands

Cook Islands has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Cook Islands is 48° degrees and there is about 366 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 99 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Cook Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 80 81 81 80 78 76 75 74 75 75 77 79
Night temp. (°F) 79 79 80 79 77 75 74 72 74 74 76 78
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 58 40 58 30 26 15 10 15 13 19 23 60
Days with rain 23 21 23 19 16 12 12 10 14 17 14 21
Dry days 8 7 8 11 15 18 19 21 16 14 16 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7

Weather data from: Avarua

Cook Islands weather by month

What is the average Cook Islands weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Cook Islands?

Cook Islands lies in a straight line about 6,951 miles from United States (New York → Avarua).

How long is the flight to Cook Islands?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Cook Islands is approximately 10 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in Cook Islands?

These are the largest airports in Cook Islands:

  • Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) in Avarua

How many inhabitants does Cook Islands have?

Cook Islands has 18,100 inhabitants.

How big is Cook Islands?

The surface area of Cook Islands is 147 mi². It is 1656x smaller than United States.

What is the capital of Cook Islands?

The capital of Cook Islands is Avarua.

What is the currency of Cook Islands?

In Cook Islands, the New Zealand dollar (NZD) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 5 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 1.45 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.69 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 144.61 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 69.15 US dollar

What is the area code of Cook Islands?

The area code to call Cook Islands is +682.