Cook Islands
weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit Cook Islands

To go to Cook Islands, the best time to visit is April through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Cook Islands, January is the warmest month with 27°C and the most cold month is 23°C in August.

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In the table below you can quickly see the average weather by month in Cook Islands, the monthly temperatures or when the precipitation is the highest. Average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Climate Cook Islands 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

Weather data from: Avarua




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Climate Cook Islands

Cook Islands has a tropical rainforest climate. 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.

Climate Cook Islands by month

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

Weather data from: 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.

Cook Islands weather

The weather for Cook Islands over the next 14 days will be 24°C till 26° with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Cook Islands is based on the weather in Avarua.

5-day weather forecast Cook Islands

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Wednesday
7 december
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25°C
23°C
39.7 mm
12 m/s
Thursday
8 december
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26°C
24°C
14.5 mm
10 m/s
Friday
9 december
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26°C
24°C
1.8 mm
6 m/s
Saturday
10 december
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25°C
24°C
3.3 mm
13 m/s
Sunday
11 december
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24°C
23°C
0.7 mm
13 m/s

View the 14 day weather forecast for Cook Islands


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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.

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What are the largest airports in Cook Islands?

These are the largest airports in Cook Islands:

  • Rarotonga International Airport (RAR) in Avarua

How many inhabitants does Cook Islands have?

Cook Islands has 18,100 inhabitants.

How big is Cook Islands?

The surface area of Cook Islands is 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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 7 December 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.