Best time to go to New Caledonia for a perfect weather and where to go?

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

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 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
  • The cities with the best climate are île des Pins and Ouvéa, with good weather at least 9 months a year
  • The best months for swimming in Noumea are January, February, March, April and December

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
January 27°C to 30°C
56%
February 28°C to 30°C
60%
March 27°C to 30°C
63%
April 26°C to 29°C
50%
May 24°C to 27°C
39%
June 23°C to 26°C
32%
July 22°C to 25°C
29%
August 21°C to 24°C
25%
September 22°C to 24°C
22%
October 23°C to 26°C
29%
November 25°C to 27°C
37%
December 26°C to 29°C
52%
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to New Caledonia by cities

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, 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 and october.

Lifou island

Best time to go to Lifou island

The best months to go to Lifou island are july, august, september and october.

Maré

Best time to go to Maré

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


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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.

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Where to go in New Caledonia?

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.
Noumea29°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C24°C24°C24°C25°C27°C28°C
Bourail30°C31°C30°C29°C27°C26°C25°C24°C25°C27°C28°C29°C
île des Pins29°C30°C30°C29°C27°C26°C25°C23°C23°C25°C26°C28°C
Koumac31°C32°C31°C30°C28°C27°C26°C25°C26°C28°C29°C30°C
Lifou island31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C26°C27°C28°C30°C
Maré31°C32°C31°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C26°C27°C28°C30°C
Ouvéa31°C31°C31°C30°C28°C27°C26°C25°C25°C26°C28°C30°C
Bouloupari29°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C24°C23°C24°C25°C27°C28°C
Dumbea29°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C24°C23°C24°C25°C27°C28°C
Mont-Dore29°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C24°C23°C24°C25°C27°C28°C
Paita29°C30°C29°C28°C26°C25°C24°C23°C24°C25°C27°C28°C

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Map of New Caledonia

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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.

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