French Polynesia weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit French Polynesia

The best time to visit in French Polynesia is from April until November, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in French Polynesia is 27°C in January and the lowest is 25°C in July.

French Polynesia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in French Polynesia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather French Polynesia by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 27 27 27 27 26 25 25 25 25 26 27
Precipitation (mm) 229 217 219 123 64 50 23 34 44 78 129 196

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14 day weather forecast French Polynesia

The weather for in French Polynesia will be around 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for French Polynesia is based on the weather conditions in the city of Papeete.

Weather forecast this week

Saturday 16 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 0.9 mm 25% 10 m/s 10
Sunday 17 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 4.4 mm 60% 10 m/s 9
Monday 18 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 2.4 mm 45% 9 m/s 6
Tuesday 19 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
22°
27° 12.4 mm 80% 6 m/s 4
Wednesday 20 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
27° 5.4 mm 65% 5 m/s 10
Thursday 21 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 6.9 mm 70% 4 m/s 11
Friday 22 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 3.3 mm 50% 2 m/s 4

Weather forecast next week

Saturday 23 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 3.7 mm 55% 4 m/s 6
Sunday 24 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
24°
27° 0.8 mm 20% 4 m/s 4
Monday 25 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
27° 3.6 mm 55% 3 m/s 2
Tuesday 26 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
27° 0.6 mm 15% 7 m/s 4
Wednesday 27 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
25°
27° 0.5 mm 15% 9 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
25°
27° 0.8 mm 20% 9 m/s 1
Friday 29 Oct Water Precip Chance Wind UV
25°
25°
27° 0 mm 0% 8 m/s 1

Climate French Polynesia

French Polynesia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. 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.

Climate table of French Polynesia

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
Climate data from city: Papeete

French Polynesia weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for French Polynesia? 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 – Papeete
  • Huahine-Fare Airport – Fare
  • Raiatea Airport – Uturoa

How many inhabitants are there in French Polynesia?

French Polynesia has approximately 275,918 inhabitants.

How big is French Polynesia?

The area of French Polynesia is around 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 currency of French Polynesia?

In French Polynesia the CFP franc(franc Pacifique) (XPF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 16 October 2021

  • 1 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 0.63 Pakistani rupee
  • 1 Pakistani rupee = 1.58 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
  • 10 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 6.31 Pakistani rupee
  • 10 Pakistani rupee = 15.84 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
  • 100 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 63.12 Pakistani rupee
  • 100 Pakistani rupee = 158.43 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)

What is the area code of French Polynesia?

The area code to call French Polynesia is +689.