Best time to visit, weather and climate Cook Islands

Best time to visit Cook Islands

The best time to visit Cook Islands is from january until november, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in Cook Islands is 27°C in january and the lowest is 23°C in august.

The average climate figure for Cook Islands is an 7,9. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

Cook Islands has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cook Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.



Climate Cook Islands per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C
148
mm
101
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147
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77
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67
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38
mm
25
mm
37
mm
32
mm
47
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59
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153
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Climate Cook Islands

Cook Islands has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Cook Islands is 25° degrees and there is about 931 mm 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.


Climate Cook Islands

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 27°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C
Night 26°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
Precip 148
mm
101
mm
147
mm
77
mm
67
mm
38
mm
25
mm
37
mm
32
mm
47
mm
59
mm
153
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
7 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 9 9
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate Cook Islands january

On average, it is maximum 27° in january in Cook Islands and at least around 26° degrees. In january there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 148 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands february

On average, it is maximum 27° in february in Cook Islands and at least around 26° degrees. In february there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 101 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands march

On average, it is maximum 27° in march in Cook Islands and at least around 27° degrees. In march there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 147 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands april

On average, it is maximum 27° in april in Cook Islands and at least around 26° degrees. In april there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 77 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands may

On average, it is maximum 26° in may in Cook Islands and at least around 25° degrees. In may there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 67 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands june

On average, it is maximum 25° in june in Cook Islands and at least around 24° degrees. In june there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 38 mm and the it will be dry 18 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands july

On average, it is maximum 24° in july in Cook Islands and at least around 23° degrees. In july there are 12 days of rainfall with a total of 25 mm and the it will be dry 19 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands august

On average, it is maximum 23° in august in Cook Islands and at least around 22° degrees. In august there are 10 days of rainfall with a total of 37 mm and the it will be dry 21 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands september

On average, it is maximum 24° in september in Cook Islands and at least around 23° degrees. In september there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 32 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands october

On average, it is maximum 24° in october in Cook Islands and at least around 23° degrees. In october there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 47 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands november

On average, it is maximum 25° in november in Cook Islands and at least around 24° degrees. In november there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in Cook Islands.

Climate Cook Islands december

On average, it is maximum 26° in december in Cook Islands and at least around 25° degrees. In december there are 21 days of rainfall with a total of 153 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in Cook Islands.

14 day weather forecast Cook Islands

The weather for Avarua in Cook Islands will be 25° till 23° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

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

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
20 Sep
Lichte regen 25°C 23°C 25°C 8.2 mm 75% 3m/s 3
Mo
21 Sep
Onweer met regen 25°C 23°C 25°C 7.1 mm 70% 6m/s 3
Tu
22 Sep
Onweer met regen 25°C 23°C 25°C 10 mm 75% 7m/s 3
We
23 Sep
Onweer met zware regen 25°C 23°C 25°C 18 mm 85% 8m/s 3
Th
24 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 24°C 22°C 25°C 2.5 mm 45% 5m/s 6
Fr
25 Sep
Bewolkt 22°C 21°C 25°C 0.4 mm 10% 6m/s 3
Sa
26 Sep
Wisselend bewolkt 22°C 21°C 25°C 0 mm 0% 8m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
27 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 21°C 25°C 0.4 mm 15% 8m/s 6
Mo
28 Sep
Bewolkt 22°C 22°C 25°C 1.1 mm 25% 9m/s 3
Tu
29 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 22°C 25°C 0.6 mm 15% 8m/s 7
We
30 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 22°C 25°C 0.2 mm 20% 9m/s 2
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 22°C 22°C 25°C 0.3 mm 10% 10m/s 1
Fr
2 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 22°C 25°C 0.2 mm 20% 9m/s 1
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 23°C 23°C 25°C 1.1 mm 25% 11m/s 2

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Hotels and apartments in Cook Islands

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Flight tickets to Cook Islands

Cook Islands has 1 airport which you can fly to:

  • Rarotonga International Airport
    Avarua

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About Cook Islands

Cook Islands is in the continental part Oceania and the capital is Avarua. The total surface is only 237 km² with 120 km of coastline and the population consists of 18.100 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is 1029x smaller than United States. If you want to call Cook Islands you have to use +682 or 00682 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +6825012457809 or 006825012457809.

Cook Islands is in a straight line at 16.216 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 20 hours20.

Currency Cook Islands

In Cook Islands the New Zealand dollar is used to pay.

Exchange rate New Zealand dollar (NZD) 20 september 2020

1 New Zealand dollar = 0,68 United States dollar
100 New Zealand dollar = 67,62 United States dollar

1 United States dollar = 1,48 New Zealand dollar
100 United States dollar = 147,90 New Zealand dollar

Install exchange rate app

It can be difficult to calculate the exchange rate yourself. Install an app on your phone that updates the exchange rate daily. By entering the local price you immediately see what the price is in Euro.

Bring your credit card

Take a credit card along with your own bank card. If your bank card is not accepted then you have the credit card that you can use.

You can find the nearest ATM via various apps such as:

MasterCard ATM Hunter
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MasterCard Nearby
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Time difference Cook Islands

In Cook Islands it is now 07:03 o’clock in the morning on sunday 20 september 2020. That is 6 hour earlier than in United States. The time zone of Cook Islands is Pacific/Rarotonga and the Greenwich time is UTC-10.

Vaccinations Cook Islands

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in Cook Islands.

  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B