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Best time to visit French Polynesia

Best time to visit French Polynesia

The best time to visit 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 French Polynesia is 28°C in january and the lowest is 26°C in july. The weather and climate of French Polynesia is suitable for a sun vacation.

The average climate figure for French Polynesia is an 7,4. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

French Polynesia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. If you want to know what the average temperature is in French Polynesia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find an overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate French Polynesia per month

Climate data from: Papeete
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Day
max °C
MM
rain
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
28 28 28 28 27 27 26 26 26 26 27 28
MM
rain
229 mm 217 mm 219 mm 123 mm 64 mm 50 mm 23 mm 34 mm 44 mm 78 mm 129 mm 196 mm

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Climate French Polynesia

Climate French Polynesia

Climate French Polynesia per Month

Climate French Polynesia per Month
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French Polynesia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. 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.

 
Day
max °C
Night
min °C
MM
rain
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day
max °C
28 28 28 28 27 27 26 26 26 26 27 28
Night
min °C
26 26 27 27 26 25 25 24 24 25 25 26
MM
rain
229 mm 217 mm 219 mm 123 mm 64 mm 50 mm 23 mm 34 mm 44 mm 78 mm 129 mm 196 mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 10 8 6 6 6 6 6 7 8 9 10
Wind force
in 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 French Polynesia january

On average, it is maximum 28° in january in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In january there are 29 days of rainfall with a total of 229 mm and the it will be dry 2 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia february

On average, it is maximum 28° in february in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In february there are 25 days of rainfall with a total of 217 mm and the it will be dry 3 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia march

On average, it is maximum 28° in march in French Polynesia and at least around 27° degrees. In march there are 27 days of rainfall with a total of 219 mm and the it will be dry 4 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia april

On average, it is maximum 28° in april in French Polynesia and at least around 27° degrees. In april there are 24 days of rainfall with a total of 123 mm and the it will be dry 6 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia may

On average, it is maximum 27° in may in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In may there are 18 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia june

On average, it is maximum 27° in june in French Polynesia and at least around 25° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 50 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia july

On average, it is maximum 26° in july in French Polynesia and at least around 25° degrees. In july there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 23 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia august

On average, it is maximum 26° in august in French Polynesia and at least around 24° degrees. In august there are 15 days of rainfall with a total of 34 mm and the it will be dry 16 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia september

On average, it is maximum 26° in september in French Polynesia and at least around 24° degrees. In september there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 44 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia october

On average, it is maximum 26° in october in French Polynesia and at least around 25° degrees. In october there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 78 mm and the it will be dry 9 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia november

On average, it is maximum 27° in november in French Polynesia and at least around 25° degrees. In november there are 22 days of rainfall with a total of 129 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in French Polynesia.

Climate French Polynesia december

On average, it is maximum 28° in december in French Polynesia and at least around 26° degrees. In december there are 26 days of rainfall with a total of 196 mm and the it will be dry 5 days this month in French Polynesia.

14 day weather forecast French Polynesia

14 day weather forecast French Polynesia

The weather for Papeete in French Polynesia will be 25° till 24° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers.

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

Weather forecast this week
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Su
18 Aug
Mo
19 Aug
Tu
20 Aug
We
21 Aug
Th
22 Aug
Fr
23 Aug
Sa
24 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken
Max (°C) 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 25° 23°
Min (°C) 24° 24° 24° 24° 24° 23° 22°
Rainfall (mm) 0.6
mm
1.4
mm
1.3
mm
0.3
mm
0.1
mm
2.3
mm
0.3
mm
Rainfall (%) 10% 20% 20% 15% 15% 30% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 7 8 7 8 9 8 5

Weather forecast next week
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Su
25 Aug
Mo
26 Aug
Tu
27 Aug
We
28 Aug
Th
29 Aug
Fr
30 Aug
Sa
31 Aug
  Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Enkele wolken Broken wolken Gespreide bewolking Enkele wolken
Max (°C) 23° 23° 24° 24° 24° 24° 24°
Min (°C) 22° 22° 23° 23° 23° 24° 24°
Rainfall (mm) 0
mm
0
mm
0
mm
0.2
mm
0.1
mm
0
mm
0.1
mm
Rainfall (%) 0% 0% 0% 15% 15% 0% 15%
UV-index
UV-index 8 8 8 6 3 4 6
About French Polynesia

About French Polynesia

French Polynesia is in the continental part Oceania and the capital is Papeete. The total surface is 4.167 km² with 2.525 km of coastline and the population consists of 275.918 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller Singapore. If you want to call French Polynesia you have to use +689 or 00689 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +6895012457809 or 006895012457809.

French Polynesia is in a straight line at 11.823 km distance from Singapore. From Changi Airport Singapore the flight time is about 14 hour and 50 min.

Time difference French Polynesia

Time difference French Polynesia

In French Polynesia it is now 08:12 o’clock in the morning on sunday 18 august 2019. That is 18 hour earlier than in Singapore. The time zone of French Polynesia is Pacific/Tahiti and the Greenwich time is UTC-10.

Currency French Polynesia

Currency French Polynesia

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

Exchange rate CFP franc(franc Pacifique) (XPF) 19 august 2019

1 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 0,01 Singapore dollar
100 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 1,29 Singapore dollar

1 Singapore dollar = 77,74 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
100 Singapore dollar = 7.773,93 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)

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Vaccinations French Polynesia

Vaccinations French Polynesia

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in French Polynesia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
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