New Caledonia
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Best time to visit New Caledonia

To go to New Caledonia, the best time to visit is January and February and April through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In New Caledonia, February is the warmest month with 79°F and the most cold month is 69°F in July.

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

Climate New Caledonia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°F) 78 79 78 76 73 71 69 69 70 73 74 77
Precipitation (inch) 35 27 50 30 23 27 20 17 11 14 22 25

Weather data from: Nouméa




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New Caledonia weather

The weather for New Caledonia over the next 14 days will be 72°F till 81° with a few days chance of light rain showers. The water temperature will be 79°F.

The weather forecast for New Caledonia is based on the weather in Nouméa.

5-day weather forecast New Caledonia

Weather
Max/min
Water
Rain
Wind
Thursday
6 october
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75°F
55°F
79°F
0 in
9 m/s
Friday
7 october
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79°F
68°F
79°F
0 in
10 m/s
Saturday
8 october
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77°F
70°F
79°F
0.0 in
9 m/s
Sunday
9 october
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81°F
72°F
79°F
0.2 in
8 m/s
Monday
10 october
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77°F
70°F
79°F
0.4 in
8 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for New Caledonia


Climate New Caledonia

New Caledonia has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for New Caledonia is 45° degrees and there is about 301 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 78 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 6.

New Caledonia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 78 79 78 76 73 71 69 69 70 73 74 77
Night temp. (°F) 74 75 74 72 69 67 65 64 65 67 70 72
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 35 27 50 30 23 27 20 17 11 14 22 25
Days with rain 19 20 23 20 20 17 17 14 13 16 17 19
Dry days 12 8 8 10 11 13 14 17 17 15 13 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 8 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 6

Weather data from: Nouméa

New Caledonia weather by month

What is the average New Caledonia 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 New Caledonia?

New Caledonia lies in a straight line about 8,720 miles from United States (New York → Nouméa).

How long is the flight to New Caledonia?

The flight time from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to New Caledonia is approximately 12 h. 10 min.

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What are the largest airports in New Caledonia?

These are the largest airports in New Caledonia:

  • Nouméa Magenta Airport (GEA) in Nouméa
  • La Tontouta International Airport (NOU) in Nouméa
  • Koné Airport (KNQ) in Koné
  • Koumac Airport (KOC) in Koumac
  • Touho Airport (TOU) in Touho
  • Tiga Airport (TGJ)
  • Île Art - Waala Airport (BMY)
  • Île des Pins Airport (ILP)
  • Lifou Airport (LIF)
  • Maré Airport (MEE)

How many inhabitants does New Caledonia have?

New Caledonia has 277,000 inhabitants.

How big is New Caledonia?

The surface area of New Caledonia is 172,128 mi². It is slightly smaller than United States.

What is the capital of New Caledonia?

The capital of New Caledonia is Nouméa.

What is the currency of New Caledonia?

In New Caledonia, the CFP franc(franc Pacifique) (XPF) is used for payment.

Exchange rates on 6 October 2022

  • 1 US dollar = 100.85 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
  • 1 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 0.010 US dollar
  • 100 US dollar = 10,084.98 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
  • 100 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 0.99 US dollar

What is the area code of New Caledonia?

The area code to call New Caledonia is +687.