When is the best time to go to Tahiti?

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

  • In Tahiti, the weather is good everywhere in May, June, July, August, September and October
  • The best months to go to Papeete are May, June, July, August, September and October
  • On average, it is hot all year round in Papeete
  • The rainiest months in this city are January, February, March and December
  • The cities with the best climate are Faaa, Paea and Punaauia, with good weather at least 7 months a year
  • The sea temperature is suitable for swimming all year round in Papeete

Annual weather in Tahiti

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

January 79°F to 83°F
20 to 22 days*
February 81°F to 83°F
17 to 18 days*
March 81°F to 83°F
16 to 19 days*
April 81°F to 83°F
12 to 13 days*
May 81°F
9 days
June 79°F
7 days
July 77°F to 79°F
4 days
August 77°F
5 days
September 77°F to 79°F
5 to 6 days*
October 77°F to 79°F
7 to 8 days*
November 79°F to 81°F
11 to 12 days*
December 83°F
19 to 20 days*
* weather varies across the country

Best time to travel to Tahiti by cities

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Temperatures and rainfall in Tahiti

On these 3 graphs, we present the evolution of temperatures of Tahiti and month-by-month rainfall for the cities of Papeete, Faaa, Paea, Taunoa and Arue, as well as the month-by-month sea temperature for coastal cities.

Peak visitor numbers and tourist seasons in Tahiti

Find out when Tahiti has its high tourist season (the period when the influx of tourists is highest) and off-peak tourist season using our data and figures.

Tourist seasons in Tahiti

The months with low numbers of tourists are: January, February, March, April, May and June. The number of visitors to Tahiti is high in: July, August, September, October, November and December.

  • Very low season in Tahiti: January, March and April.
  • Low season in Tahiti: February, May and June.
  • High season in Tahiti: July, September and December.
  • Peak season in Tahiti: August, October and November.

Figure: Visitor index for Tahiti month by month

Where to go in Tahiti?

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.


good weather

tolerable weather

bad weather

very bad weather

About Tahiti

What can I do in Tahiti?

Beaches / swimming

Nature and countryside

Culture and heritage


Family travel

Crafts / shopping



Is this weather information for Tahiti reliable?

Climate data for Tahiti has been gathered every day since January 2009. The analysis of these meteorological data for Tahiti allows us to determine the average for each month in Papeete, Faaa, Paea, Taunoa, Arue, Faaone, Haapupuni, Hitia'a, and 15 other cities.

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

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