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Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Tensaibuta. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution
Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Tensaibuta

Bora Bora climate: when to go to Bora Bora

The climate of Bora Bora, because of its location between the tropics and the equator, during the year, varies more depending on the amount of monthly rainfall the island receives, than that for the temperature variation, in fact, temperatures vary little during the year, the average maximum temperature remained stable between 28°C and 30°C throughout the year, also the average minimum temperatures are stable between 22°C and 24°C.

The island, like the rest of the archipelago of Society Islands, is subjected to a hot and humid season between November and April, this is the rainy season where the island can also have hurricanes, the wettest months in Bora Bora are those ranging from November to March.

By contrast, the months from May to October are relatively cool and dry, especially between July and September, this is the least rainy season and the most suitable period to visit Bora Bora.

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Taka-0905. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike

Bora Bora, French Polynesia. Author Taka-0905

The sea water temperature remains constant throughout the year between 26°C and 28°C.


The best time to go to the island of Bora Bora are the driest and cool months between May and October.


Month Average low (°C) Average high (°C) Precip. (mm) Precip. days
January 25,1 30,2 268,7
February 25,3 30,8 233,2
March 25,5 30,5 176,9
April 25,5 30,3 182,7
May 25,1 29,5 129,8
June 24,2 28,6 98,2
July 23,8 28,1 83,8
August 23,8 28,1 59,7
September 24,0 28,6 65,5
October 24,3 29,1 99,8
November 24,6 29,4 203,7
December 24,8 29,6 280,6
YEAR 24,7 29,3 1882,1

Month Sea Water Temperature °C
January 27
February 27
March 27
April 28
May 28
June 27
July 26
August 26
September 26
October 26
November 27
December 27

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