The Islands of Tahiti has a tropical climate. With about 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, the Tuamotu Islands, is one of the sunniest destinations in the world. The temperature is relatively constant and refreshed by the trade winds which blow all year round. The average annual temperature is 80°F, which is also the temperature of the water in the lagoons. The archipelagos in the south, (the Austral and Gambier Islands) are further from the equator and the temperature is slightly cooler.
The Islands of Tahiti have a very pleasant tropical climate all year round, with constant temperatures and lots of sunshine. There are only two seasons, and both of them are the best time to visit – it all depends on you.
A tropical climate
Every day is summer in The Islands of Tahiti! There are actually two seasons, dry and rainy. The first is from March to November, with temperatures an agreeable 70° to 80°F. The rainy season is hotter, 77° to 95° C and, as the name suggests, it rains quite a lot. But don’t worry, bright blue sunny skies are always just around the corner. The gentle trade winds ensure that the perceived temperature is nearly always just right.
All the islands in French Polynesia are tropical islands but the archipelagos in the south (the Austral and Gambier Islands) are far from the equator and have milder temperatures than in the Society and Marquesas Islands. The Tuamotu Islands are very sunny, with over 3,000 hours of sunshine each year.
Nature at its most luxuriant
Nature is luxuriant in The Islands of Tahiti, particulary during the rainy season from March to November, known as the season of abundance. It’s the season when fruit is ripe and vegetables are ready for harvesting. During the months of December to February the humidity is high and this period of tropical humidity is the ideal time for any indoor activities.
If you look at the table below, you’ll notice that the sun shines in The Island of Tahiti all year round. The average temperature is between 70° and 95°F, with the hottest months being from December to February. The temperatures in the southern archipelagos, the Austral and Gambier Islands, are much milder.
For more precise meteorological information, ivisit the weather.com website.