August is an excellent time to visit Bora Bora as it falls in the 'winter' dry season.
You can expect clear, sunny skies with the very occasional rain shower that is generally short-lived. August has the least rainfall and humidity, annually.
Both air and water temperatures are cooler on average, with the south-east trade winds bringing cool refresing breezes.
How hot is it in Bora Bora in August?
Daytime temperatures average a high of 29°C (84°F) in Bora Bora in August, with moderate heat and humidity, falling to a night-time low of 23°C (73°F).
How sunny is it in Bora Bora in August?
There are normally eight hours of sunshine each day in Bora Bora in August – that's around 69% of daylight hours.
Sunrise & sunset in August?
Sunrise is around 6:25am with sunset around 6pm.
How warm is the sea in Bora Bora in August?
The average sea temperature in Bora Bora in August is 27°C (80°F), which is very pleasant for swimming.
Does it rain in Bora Bora in August?
There are usually three days with some rain in Bora Bora in August and the average monthly rainfall is 22mm (≥1mm).
How windy is it in Bora Bora in August?
August sees an average wind speed of around 21 kilometres per hour (11 knots; 13 mph). The predominant average wind direction in Bora Bora is from the east.
A public holiday is held on 15th August – Assumption.
August is peak season in Bora Bora when flights and hotel rooms need to be booked well in advance.
|High Temp: 29°C (84°F)|
|Low Temp: 23°C (73°F)|
|Sunshine: 8 hours per day|
|Daylight: 12 hours per day|
|Wind speed: 21 km/h (11 knots; 13 mph)|
|Wet Days: 3 days with some rain|
|Rainfall: 22mm (≥1mm) per month|
|Comfort Level: Moderate heat & 76% humidity|
|UV Index: High|
|Sea Temp: 27°C (80°F)|
|Vaitape, Bora Bora|
The best time to visit Bora Bora is during the dry season between June and October, when the average temperature of 28°C (82°F) is tempered by refreshing sea breezes.
French Polynesia enjoys a balmy tropical climate, with hot and humid weather year-round.
Note: Meteorological data for Bora-Bora is based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from Meteo France (French Polynesia) at the closest weather station, Bora-Bora Airport (BOB), also known as Motu Mute Airport, located on the islet of Motu Mute north of the major settlement, Vaitape. Additional climate data is sourced from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).
Advice on the best time to visit a particular destination is based on average local weather statistics, when the weather conditions are generally better than at other times of the year. We consider high and low temperatures, risk of rain (and thunderstorms, etc.), amount of sunshine and sea temperature. For general outdoor activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 18°C (64°F) and 27°C (80°F); and for hot-weather activities we favour clear, rainless days with a temperature range between 24°C (75°F) and 32°C (89°F). Often, the best times to visit correspond to high season and therefore involve higher prices.
Latest update: Bora Bora weather in August: 10 October, 2023
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