New Caledonia
21 to 26°C
2804 hours
sunshine per day
766 mm
150 days
215 days
0 days

Climate of New Caledonia

New Caledonia has a tropical rainforest climate. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for New Caledonia is 45° degrees and there is about 301 inch of rain in a year. It is dry for 78 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 6.

Climate averages for the whole year

  • Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 21°C and 26°C
  • Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 18°C and 24°C
  • Rain: it rains 215 days and there is a total of approximately 766 mm rainfall
  • Sun hours: throughout the year there are 2804 sun hours
Maximum temperature: between 21°C and 26°C
Warmest month: 26°C in January
Coldest month: 21°C in July
Night temperature: between 18°C and 24°C
Dry days: 150 days
Days with rain: 215 days
Days with snow: 0 days
Total rain sum: 766 mm
Hours of sunshine: 2804 hours

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for New Caledonia.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for New Caledonia.

Climate table of New Caledonia

In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for New Caledonia. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for New Caledonia might be like in a given month.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°F) 78 79 78 76 73 71 69 69 70 73 74 77
Night temp. (°F) 74 75 74 72 69 67 65 64 65 67 70 72
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (inch) 35 27 50 30 23 27 20 17 11 14 22 25
Days with rain 19 20 23 20 20 17 17 14 13 16 17 19
Dry days 12 8 8 10 11 13 14 17 17 15 13 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 8 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 6

Best time to visit New Caledonia

To go to New Caledonia, the best time to visit is January and February and April through December. In this period you have a pleasant temperature and little precipitation. In New Caledonia, February is the warmest month with 79°F and the most cold month is 69°F in July.

Climate of New Caledonia by month

What is the average climate in a given month for New Caledonia? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.

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