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 Calendonia, the weather is good everywhere in January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • The best months to go to Noumea are January, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December
  • 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, Lifou island and Maré, with good weather at least 11 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 Calendonia for a specific month, click on the corresponding line below:

January 77°F to 81°F
37%
February 79°F to 83°F
46%
March 77°F to 83°F
52%
April 76°F to 81°F
42%
May 72°F to 77°F
34%
June 70°F to 76°F
26%
July 68°F to 74°F
24%
August 68°F to 74°F
21%
September 70°F to 74°F
20%
October 72°F to 76°F
25%
November 74°F to 77°F
25%
December 76°F to 79°F
34%
* 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 january, april, may, june, july, august, september, october, november and december.

Bourail

Best time to go to Bourail

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

île des Pins

Best time to go to île des Pins

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



Temperatures and rainfall in New Calendonia

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.


Where to go in New Calendonia?

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.
Noumea79°F81°F79°F77°F74°F72°F70°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F
Bourail81°F83°F81°F79°F77°F74°F72°F72°F74°F76°F77°F81°F
île des Pins81°F81°F81°F79°F76°F74°F72°F72°F72°F74°F76°F77°F
Koumac83°F85°F83°F81°F79°F76°F74°F74°F76°F77°F79°F83°F
Lifou island83°F83°F83°F81°F79°F76°F74°F74°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Maré83°F83°F83°F81°F79°F76°F74°F74°F76°F77°F79°F81°F
Ouvéa83°F83°F83°F81°F77°F76°F74°F74°F76°F76°F77°F81°F
Bouloupari79°F81°F79°F77°F74°F72°F70°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F
Dumbea79°F81°F79°F77°F74°F72°F70°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F
Mont-Dore79°F81°F79°F77°F74°F72°F70°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F
Paita79°F81°F79°F77°F74°F72°F70°F70°F72°F74°F76°F77°F

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good weather

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Map of New Caledonia

Click over cities for information about the weather.

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Legend: cities in New Calendonia

About New Caledonia

What can I do in New Calendonia?

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.

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