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Best time to visit Moorea

The best time to visit Moorea is during the dry season between May and October, when the average annual temperature of 27°C (81°F) is tempered by refreshing sea breezes.

Moorea Weather

Moorea enjoys a balmy tropical climate, with hot and humid weather all year round. July and August are the coolest months of the year due to southeast trade winds called the maraamu with temperatures averaging 24°C (76°F).

The wet season lasts from November to April. Daily temperature averages 30°C (86°F), with a night time average low of 23°C (73°F). Tropical cyclones can develop between November and March.

Water temperature hovers between 27°C (81°F) and 29°C (84°F) throughout the year, with good conditions for diving, snorkelling, swimming and surfing all year round.

Seasons

Peak season: July and August – the traditional July-to-August holiday period in France also coincides with Tahiti's month-long Heiva Nui festival, held throughout July.

Christmas to early January, late February, early March, Easter, early May and early October are also regarded as peak periods when flights and hotel rooms need to be booked well in advance.

Shoulder season: May, June, September and October offer the best combination of weather and availability of hotel rooms.

Moorea – Monthly Weather

J F M A M J J A S O N D
Ave Temp (°C) 26 26 26 26 25 25 25 25 25 25 26 26
Ave High Temp (°C) 30 30 30 30 29 28 27 27 28 28 29 29
Ave Low Temp (°C) 23 23 23 23 21 21 21 21 21 22 22 23
Sunshine (Hrs daily) 7 7 7 8 7 7 8 8 8 8 7 6
Daylight (Hrs daily) 13 13 12 12 11 11 11 12 12 13 13 13
Comfort Level High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon High heat & humidity icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon Moderately hot icon
Ave Humidity (%) 80 80 81 82 81 82 80 81 79 78 79 80
UV Index 11 11 11 11 8 7 7 9 11 11 11 11
Days with some Rain 17 16 13 12 10 6 5 4 5 8 13 17
Ave Rainfall (mm) 320 235 196 138 110 70 67 57 59 99 165 305
Sea Temp (°C) 28 28 29 29 28 27 27 26 26 27 27 28
(Moorea, Tahiti) J F M A M J J A S O N D

Note: Meteorological data is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Meteo France (French Polynesia).



Latest update: Best time to visit Moorea: 18 November, 2018


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