Weather, climate and best time to go to French Polynesia

Everything you want to know about the weather, climate, time difference, vaccinations and best travel months for French Polynesia

Best time to go to French Polynesia

Best time to go to French Polynesia

The best time to go to French Polynesia is from june until october, in which you have a warm temperature and little till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in French Polynesia is 31° in february and the lowest is 27° in august.

If you want to know what the average temperature is in French Polynesia or when most rain or snow falls, you can find it quickly below. That way you are well prepared.

Average temperature and rainfall per month for French Polynesia
  Max temp Precipchance Precip
Jan 30° 385 mm
Feb 31° 362 mm
Mar 31° 318 mm
Apr 31° 203 mm
May 30° 132 mm
Jun 30° 119 mm
Jul 29° 55 mm
Aug 27° 99 mm
Sep 27° 115 mm
Oct 28° 120 mm
Nov 29° 218 mm
Dec 30° 366 mm
  • No or hardly any rainfall
  • Little rainfall
  • Sometimes rainfall
  • Regular rainfall
  • Often rainfall
  • Almost always rainfall

Want to know more about the climate of French Polynesia? Go to the full climate information about French Polynesia

Best travel months

What a nice travel month for someone is can vary per type of traveler. That is why we also have the best time to go to French Polynesia indicated per type of trip. Do you like warm or cold, sun or snow? Below you will immediately find the most suitable travel months for French Polynesia.

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Climate French Polynesia

Climate French Polynesia

Below you can find the average temperature, rainfall and the number of dry and sunny days for Papeete in French Polynesia per month.

  Average
max °C
Average
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Wind force
in Bft
Average
UV-index
Jan 30° 28° 385 mm 30 1 4 7
Feb 31° 28° 362 mm 27 1 4 6
Mar 31° 28° 318 mm 29 2 3 7
Apr 31° 28° 203 mm 27 3 3 6
May 30° 27° 132 mm 24 7 4 6
Jun 30° 27° 119 mm 22 8 4 6
Jul 29° 26° 55 mm 23 8 4 7
Aug 27° 25° 99 mm 23 8 4 6
Sep 27° 26° 115 mm 23 7 4 7
Oct 28° 26° 120 mm 25 6 4 7
Nov 29° 27° 218 mm 25 5 4 6
Dec 30° 28° 366 mm 29 2 4 7

Climate per month

Weather in january
On average, it is maximum 30° in january in French Polynesia and at least around 28° degrees. In january there are 30 days of rainfall with a total of 385 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in French Polynesia.

Weather in february
On average, it is maximum 31° in february in French Polynesia and at least around 28° degrees. In february there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 362 mm and the it will be dry 1 day this month in French Polynesia.

Weather in march
On average, it is maximum 31° in march in French Polynesia and at least around 28° degrees. In march there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 318 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Polynesia.

Weather in april
On average, it is maximum 31° in april in French Polynesia and at least around 28° degrees. In april there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 203 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in French Polynesia.

Weather in may
On average, it is maximum 30° in may in French Polynesia and at least around 27° degrees. In may there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 132 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in French Polynesia.

Weather in june
On average, it is maximum 30° in june in French Polynesia and at least around 27° degrees. In june there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 119 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in French Polynesia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in july
On average, it is maximum 29° in july in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In july there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 55 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in French Polynesia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in august
On average, it is maximum 27° in august in French Polynesia and at least around 25° degrees. In august there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 99 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in French Polynesia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in september
On average, it is maximum 27° in september in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In september there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 115 mm and the it will be dry 7 days this month in French Polynesia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in october
On average, it is maximum 28° in october in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In october there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 120 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in French Polynesia.

Suitable month for:  sun holiday road trip walking and cycling holiday

Weather in november
On average, it is maximum 29° in november in French Polynesia and at least around 27° degrees. In november there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 218 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in French Polynesia.

Weather in december
On average, it is maximum 30° in december in French Polynesia and at least around 28° degrees. In december there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 366 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Polynesia.

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Weather statistics French Polynesia

Weather statistics French Polynesia

View all weather statistics from French Polynesia per month. In our graph you see the temperatures and the amount of rainfall on average in a given month. We also offer a comparison of the average temperatures and rainfall between French Polynesia and United Kingdom.




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Weather forecast French Polynesia

14 day weather forecast French Polynesia

The weather for Papeete in French Polynesia will be 24° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

Weather forecast this week
  Tu21 Aug We22 Aug Th23 Aug Fr24 Aug Sa25 Aug Su26 Aug Mo27 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 24° 24° 24° 24° 25° 25° 25°
Min (°C) 23° 22° 23° 24° 24° 24° 24°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 15% 10% 35% 15% 0% 15% 10%
Rainfall (mm) 0.4mm 0.6mm 3.5mm 1.0mm 0mm 0.1mm 0.5mm
UV-index
UV-index 10 9 8 10 9 9 9
Weather forecast next week
  Tu28 Aug We29 Aug Th30 Aug Fr31 Aug Sa1 Sep Su2 Sep Mo3 Sep
  Enkele wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Broken wolken Betrokken wolken Gespreide bewolking Gespreide bewolking
Max (°C) 25° 25° 26° 25° 26° 26° 26°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 25° 25° 25° 26° 25°
Rainfall and quantity
Rainfall (%) 10% 15% 30% 10% 35% 10% 20%
Rainfall (mm) 0.6mm 0.3mm 2.3mm 0.7mm 3.3mm 0.8mm 1.6mm
UV-index
UV-index 9 4 6 4 5 6 7
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About French Polynesia

About French Polynesia

French Polynesia is in the continental part Oceanië and the capital is Papeete. It is 4.167 km² with 2.525 km of coastline and has a population of 275.918. In terms of area, the country is 7x smaller than United Kingdom. If you want to call French Polynesia you have to use +689 or 00689 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 +6895012457809 or 006895012457809.


French Polynesia is in a straight line at 15.381 km distance from London. From London-Heathrow the flight time is about 19 hour and 15 min.

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Time difference French Polynesia

Time difference French Polynesia

In French Polynesia it is now 06:49 hour in the morning on tuesday 21 august 2018. That is 12 hour earlier than in United Kingdom. The time zone of French Polynesia is Pacific/Tahiti and the Greenwich time is UTC-10.

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Vaccinations French Polynesia

Vaccinations French Polynesia

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 French Polynesia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
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Currency French Polynesia

Currency French Polynesia

In French Polynesia the CFP-frank is used to pay.

Exchange rate CFP-frank op
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21 2018

1 CFP-frank = € 0,01 euro
100 CFP-frank = € 0,83 euro

1 euro = 119,99 CFP-frank
100 euro = 11.999,47 CFP-frank

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.

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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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