Cook Islands
Weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Cook Islands

The best time to visit Cook Islands is from January until November, when you will have a pleasant or warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Cook Islands is 27°C in January and the lowest is 23°C in August.

Cook Islands has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in Cook Islands or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average Cook Islands weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 27 27 27 27 26 25 24 23 24 24 25 26
Precipitation (mm) 148 101 147 77 67 38 25 37 32 47 59 153

Climate data from city: Avarua




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Cook Islands weather

The Cook Islands weather for will be 24° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature is 28°C.

The Cook Islands weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Avarua.

Cook Islands 14 day weather forecast

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
17 may
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26°C
24°C
7.7 mm
70%
4 Bft
ENE
28°C
6
Wednesday
18 may
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26°C
25°C
1.9 mm
40%
6 Bft
SE
28°C
5
Thursday
19 may
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25°C
25°C
1.6 mm
35%
7 Bft
SE
28°C
5
Friday
20 may
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25°C
24°C
0.2 mm
20%
5 Bft
SE
28°C
6
Saturday
21 may
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25°C
24°C
0 mm
0%
4 Bft
SE
28°C
6


Climate Cook Islands

Cook Islands has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Cook Islands is 25° degrees and there is about 931 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 99 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Cook Islands

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 27 27 27 27 26 25 24 23 24 24 25 26
Night temp. (°C) 26 26 27 26 25 24 23 22 23 23 24 25
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 148 101 147 77 67 38 25 37 32 47 59 153
Days with rain 23 21 23 19 16 12 12 10 14 17 14 21
Dry days 8 7 8 11 15 18 19 21 16 14 16 10
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 9 9
Wind force (Bft) 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 7

Climate data from city: Avarua

Cook Islands weather by month

What is the average Cook Islands weather like in a given month? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.


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Frequently asked questions

Where is Cook Islands?

Cook Islands lies in a straight line about 9,516 km from Philippines (Manila → Avarua).

How long is the flight to Cook Islands?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Cook Islands is approximately 13 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Cook Islands?

These are the largest airports in Cook Islands:

  • Rarotonga International Airport – Avarua

How many inhabitants are there in Cook Islands?

Cook Islands has approximately 18,100 inhabitants.

How big is Cook Islands?

The area of Cook Islands is around 237 km². It is 1267x smaller than Philippines.

What is the capital of Cook Islands?

The capital of Cook Islands is Avarua.

What is the currency of Cook Islands?

In Cook Islands the New Zealand dollar (NZD) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 17 May 2022

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.030 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 33.39 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 2.99 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 3,339.34 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Cook Islands?

The area code to call Cook Islands is +682.