New Caledonia: Weather, Best time to go, Where to go?

Get the best time to visit New Caledonia from seasonal norms in many locations like Ouvéa or Koumac, below.

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When is the best time to go to New Caledonia?

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

  • In New Caledonia, the weather is good everywhere in June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Noumea are June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, the warmest months in Noumea are January, February, March, April and December
  • March is the wettest month in this city
  • île des Pins is the city with the best climate, with good weather 11 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Noumea are January, February, March and April

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

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

When to go to New Caledonia by city

Noumea

Best time to go to Noumea

The best months to go to Noumea are june, july, august, september and october.

Bourail

Best time to go to Bourail

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

île des Pins

Best time to go to île des Pins

The best months to go to île des Pins are january, february, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Koumac

Best time to go to Koumac

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

Lifou island

Best time to go to Lifou island

The best months to go to Lifou island are february, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.


Climate and Weather in New Caledonia

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New Caledonia : Lagon de Nouvelle Calédonie


Temperatures and rainfall in New Caledonia

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of New Caledonia and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Noumea, Bourail, île des Pins, Koumac and Lifou island, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities..


Map of New Caledonia

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cities in New Caledonia (Hover over the icons for more information on the weather)

About New Caledonia

What can I do in New Caledonia?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage

Sports

Family travel

Crafts / shopping

Gastronomy

Nightlife

Is this weather information for New Caledonia reliable?

Climate data for New Caledonia has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for New Caledonia allows us to determine the average for each month in Noumea, Bourail, île des Pins, Koumac, Lifou island, Maré, Ouvéa, Bouloupari, and 3 other cities.

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

Average weather and best time to go: city by city in New Caledonia:

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