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Papeete Climate & Temperature

  • Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia is at 17°33'S, 149°36'W, 2 m (7 ft). See map.
  • Papeete has a tropical monsoonal climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Am) with a dry season and a heavy monsoon the rest of year, no cold season.
  • The mean annual temperature is 25.3 degrees Celsius (77.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 2 °C (3.6°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype extremely hyperoceanic. Papeete Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1761.2 mm (69.3 inches) which is equivalent to 1761.2 Litres/m² (43.2 Gallons/ft²).
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Papeete you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Dongola, Sudan where you would find a Subtropical desert climate (Tropical desert biome).

Papeete Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 28 (83) 28 (83) 29 (83) 29 (84) 30 (85) 30 (86) 30 (87) 31 (87) 31 (87) 31 (87) 30 (86) 29 (84) 30 (85)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 24 (75) 24 (75) 24 (75) 25 (77) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (79) 25 (77) 25 (78)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 21 (69) 21 (69) 21 (70) 22 (71) 23 (73) 23 (74) 23 (74) 24 (74) 24 (74) 23 (74) 23 (73) 21 (70) 22 (72)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 61 (2) 48 (2) 46 (2) 91 (4) 162 (6) 317 (12) 315 (12) 233 (9) 195 (8) 141 (6) 92 (4) 60 (2) 1761 (69)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 6 (19) 4 (13) 5 (17) 6 (19) 10 (33) 15 (48) 15 (48) 12 (42) 10 (32) 8 (27) 8 (26) 5 (17) 104 (29)
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 11h 10' 11h 32' 12h 01' 12h 31' 12h 56' 13h 08' 13h 02' 12h 41' 12h 13' 11h 42' 11h 17' 11h 05' 12h 00'
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 52.1 60.5 71.9 82.4 85.8 84.1 86.5 82.1 71.9 60.4 52.1 49 69.9

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