Motu Toopua, Bora Bora Motu Toopua – Image courtesy of Bora Bora Lagoon Resort & Spa

Bora Bora Weather – May

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.


Bora Bora – May Weather Averages

Ave Temp (°C) Temperature icon  26°C (78°F)
Ave High Temp (°C) Temperature icon  29°C (84°F)
Ave Low Temp (°C) temperature icon  25°C (77°F)
Sunshine (Hrs daily) sun icon  7 hours per day
Daylight (Hrs daily) 11  11 hours per day
Comfort Level Moderately warm icon  Moderate heat & 78% humidity
UV Index 8  Very high
Days with some Rain umbrella icon  9 days
Ave Rainfall (mm) rain cloud  130mm
Sea Temp (°C) swimming icon  28°C (82°F)
Vaitape, Bora Bora

Best time to visit 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.

 › Bora Bora Weather Overview


Bora Bora Island – Monthly Review

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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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