Best time to go to French Polynesia for a perfect weather and 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.

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, September and October
  • 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, March and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Moorea, Tubuai, Raivavae, Rimatara and Rurutu, with good weather at least 7 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
January 28°C to 30°C
75%
February 29°C to 30°C
77%
March 29°C to 31°C
71%
April 28°C to 31°C
67%
May 26°C to 30°C
57%
June 25°C to 30°C
51%
July 25°C to 30°C
47%
August 23°C to 29°C
46%
September 23°C to 29°C
47%
October 24°C to 29°C
50%
November 25°C to 30°C
61%
December 27°C to 30°C
72%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to French Polynesia by cities

Tahiti

Best time to go to Tahiti

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

Bora-Bora

Best time to go to Bora-Bora

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

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.

Rikitea

Best time to go to Rikitea

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


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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.

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Where to go in French Polynesia?

This table allows you to see the maximum temperature for each city and our opinion on the weather month by month (see colour legend below the table).

Cities jan.feb.mar.apr.mayjun.jul.aug.sep.oct.nov.dec.
Tahiti30°C31°C31°C31°C30°C30°C29°C27°C27°C28°C29°C30°C
Bora-Bora31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C30°C28°C29°C29°C30°C31°C
Hiva Oa (Marquesas Islands)31°C31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C
Moorea31°C31°C31°C31°C31°C30°C30°C28°C28°C28°C30°C31°C
Rangiroa31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C
Rikitea29°C30°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C24°C24°C25°C26°C28°C
Tubuai29°C30°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C24°C24°C25°C26°C28°C
Ahe31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C
Fakarava31°C31°C31°C32°C31°C31°C30°C28°C28°C29°C30°C31°C
Fatu Hiva31°C31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C
Huahine31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C30°C28°C29°C29°C30°C31°C
Makatea31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C
Manihi31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C31°C31°C29°C29°C30°C31°C31°C
Maupiti31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C30°C28°C29°C29°C30°C31°C
Nuku Hiva31°C31°C32°C32°C32°C32°C31°C30°C30°C30°C31°C31°C
Raiatea31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C30°C28°C29°C29°C30°C31°C
Raivavae29°C30°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C24°C24°C25°C26°C28°C
Rimatara29°C30°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C24°C24°C25°C26°C28°C
Rurutu29°C30°C30°C29°C28°C27°C26°C24°C24°C25°C26°C28°C
Tahaa31°C31°C32°C32°C31°C31°C30°C28°C29°C29°C30°C31°C

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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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