French Polynesia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Find the best time to go to French Polynesia from seasonal norms in many locations like Moorea or Bora-Bora, on this page.

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When is the best time to go to French Polynesia?

When is the best time to go to French Polynesia? Here's some information to help you in your decision:

  • In September, the weather is beautiful everywhere in French Polynesia
  • The best months to go to Tahiti are May, June, July, August and September
  • On average, the warmest months in Tahiti are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, October, November and December
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands), Rikitea, Nuku Hiva, Ua Huka and Ua Pou, with good weather at least 10 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Tahiti

For information about the climate and the weather city by city in French Polynesia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

Month Our opinion View Details
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in january
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in february
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in march
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in april
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in may
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in june
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in july
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in august
good French Polynesia in september
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in october
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in november
tolerable to good* French Polynesia in december

When to go to French Polynesia by city

Tahiti

Best time to go to Tahiti

The best months to go to Tahiti are may, june, july, august and september.

Bora-Bora

Best time to go to Bora-Bora

The best months to go to Bora-Bora are july, august, september and october.

Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands)

Best time to go to Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands)

The best months to go to Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands) are january, march, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Moorea

Best time to go to Moorea

The best months to go to Moorea are may, june, july, august, september, october and november.

Rangiroa

Best time to go to Rangiroa

The best months to go to Rangiroa are august and september.


Climate and Weather in French Polynesia

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Temperatures and rainfall in French Polynesia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of French Polynesia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Tahiti, Bora-Bora, Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands), Moorea and Rangiroa, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of French Polynesia

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cities in French Polynesia (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About French Polynesia

What can I do in French Polynesia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for French Polynesia reliable?

Climate data for French Polynesia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for French Polynesia allows us to determine the average for each month in Tahiti, Bora-Bora, Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands), Moorea, Rangiroa, Rikitea, Tubuai, Ahe, and 16 other cities.

So yes: this data is reliable except in cases of temporary climate disruption in the region.

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