When and Where to Go | Où et quand partir | Wohin und wann reisen | Dove e quando partire | Dónde y cuándo salir | Onde e quando partir

 

French Polynesia > French Polynesia, weather in May: Climate and travel budget

       
French Polynesia

French Polynesia in May


French Polynesia in May : Travel budget & tourist seasons.


Budget your trip depending on your departure time.

Beyond the tourist season (low, medium or high season) of the destination country, prices of your flight, hotel or all-inclusive stays may also vary depending on the demand in your country (our rates are evaluated from western Europe).

Thus, from western Europe, a stay will often be more expensive for a start during the school holidays.

In May, here's what you can expect on average:

  • All-inclusive stays: 2968 € / week

  • Round-trip flight: 1500 €

  • Tourist season: low



Climate in May, picked destinations



French Polynesia in MayIn May, weather conditions in French Polynesia make it a medium trip destination. Among our chosen destinations (see below), the average temperatures you'll face in May would be between 23.0°C and 31.5°C, with exceptional possible peaks as low as 18°C and high as 34°C as observed in previous years.

Depending on your exact destination, you can face more or less rain, the average amount of rain observed during May in French Polynesia is 96 mm and you can have between 10 and 12 rainy days. If you want to avoid rain, your preferred destination could be Papeete (Tahiti).

Note that the gap in temperature between the different areas in the country is low and the number of rainy days should be the same across the country. The country is rather climatically homogeneous in this season.

Based on weather conditions, our advice for one of the best destinations in French Polynesia during May is Papeete (Tahiti).


Click on the name of a city to read more details about it, have more climate data history and see weather forecasts.


CitySunlight
(h/d)
Average T
min (°C)
Average T
max (°C)
Record T
min (°C)
Record T
max (°C)
Precipitations
(mm)
Wet daysRating
Makatea (Tuamotu)7243118329012
Papeete (Tahiti)72232183410110

French Polynesia: Climate & Weather


The Polynesian climate is tropical with two main seasons: The rainy season between November and April, when there is high humidity and stifling heat with temperatures of around 30°C; and the dry season between May and October, when there is scarce rainfall and a dry atmosphere with temperatures of around 25°C. In addition, the trade winds cool the daytime heat.

The dry season is the best time to discover Polynesia with ideal conditions.
 

French Polynesia: Map


 : carte et plans





Not the best weather? Look for other destinations: Where to go in May



Request a local expert to customise your tailor-made tour

Hand-picked local travel agencies in over 80 destinations | Local expertise at local prices | ABTA-bonded






       

Où et quand partir - When and Where to Go - Wohin und wann reisen - Dónde y cuándo salir - Dove e quando partire - Onde e quando partir