May is an excellent time to visit Bora Bora as it falls in the shoulder season between the wet and dry seasons.
You can expect mainly clear, sunny skies with the occasional rain showers that are generally short-lived.
May offers a good combination of weather and availability of hotel rooms.
|Ave Temp (°C)||26°C (78°F)|
|Ave High Temp (°C)||29°C (84°F)|
|Ave Low Temp (°C)||25°C (77°F)|
|Sunshine (Hrs daily)||7 hours per day|
|Daylight (Hrs daily)||11||11 hours per day|
|Comfort Level||Moderate heat & 78% humidity|
|UV Index||8||Very high|
|Days with some Rain||9 days|
|Ave Rainfall (mm)||130mm|
|Sea Temp (°C)||28°C (82°F)|
|Vaitape, Bora Bora|
The best time to visit Bora Bora is during the dry season, from May to October, when the average annual temperature of 27°C (81°F) is tempered by refreshing sea breezes.
French Polynesia enjoys a balmy tropical climate, with hot and humid weather all year round.
|› January||› February||› March||› April|
|› May||› June||› July||› August|
|› September||› October||› November||› December|
Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), with additional historical climate data sourced from Météo-France – French Polysnesia.
Latest update: Bora Bora weather in May: 18 November, 2018
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