Climate French Polynesia

French Polynesia has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for French Polynesia is 26° degrees and there is about 1405 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 56 days a year with an average humidity of 79% and an UV-index of 7.

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Climate French Polynesia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 27 26 25 25 25 25 26 27
Night temp. (°C) 26 26 27 27 26 25 25 24 24 25 25 26
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 229 217 219 123 64 50 23 34 44 78 129 196
Days with rain 29 25 27 24 18 17 16 15 17 22 22 26
Dry days 2 3 4 6 13 13 15 16 13 9 8 5
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 10 8 6 6 6 6 6 7 8 9 10
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 7

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Best time to visit French Polynesia

To go to French Polynesia, the best time to visit is May through October. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In French Polynesia, January is the warmest month with 27°C and the most cold month is 25°C in July.

French Polynesia weather by month

What is the average French Polynesia weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is French Polynesia?

French Polynesia lies in a straight line about 15,442 km from Pakistan (Islamabad → Papeete).

How long is the flight to French Polynesia?

The flight time from Jinnah International Airport to French Polynesia is approximately 20 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in French Polynesia?

These are the largest airports in French Polynesia:

  • Faa'a International Airport (PPT) in Papeete
  • Huahine-Fare Airport (HUH) in Fare
  • Raiatea Airport (RFP) in Uturoa
  • Rurutu Airport (RUR)
  • Tubuai Airport (TUB)
  • Anaa Airport (AAA)
  • Tikehau Airport (TIH)
  • Fakarava Airport (FAV)
  • Manihi Airport (XMH)
  • Totegegie Airport (GMR)

How many inhabitants does French Polynesia have?

French Polynesia has 275,918 inhabitants.

How big is French Polynesia?

The surface area of French Polynesia is 4,167 km². It is 191x smaller than Pakistan.

What is the capital of French Polynesia?

The capital of French Polynesia is Papeete.

What is the area code of French Polynesia?

The area code to call French Polynesia is +689.

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