Best time to visit, weather and climate New Caledonia

Best time to visit New Caledonia

The best time to visit New Caledonia is from january until december, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in New Caledonia is 26°C in january and the lowest is 21°C in july.

The average climate figure for New Caledonia is an 8,0. This is based on various factors, such as average temperatures, the chance of precipitation and weather experiences of others.

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



Climate New Caledonia per month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
26°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
89
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69
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128
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76
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59
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68
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52
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43
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27
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35
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56
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64
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Climate New Caledonia

New Caledonia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for New Caledonia is 23° degrees and there is about 766 mm 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 New Caledonia

 
Day
Night
Precip
Rain
days
Dry
days
Sun hours
per day
Wind force
in Bft
UV-index
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day 26°C 26°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 24°C 25°C
Night 23°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 21°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 20°C 21°C 22°C
Precip 89
mm
69
mm
128
mm
76
mm
59
mm
68
mm
52
mm
43
mm
27
mm
35
mm
56
mm
64
mm
Rain
days
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
Sun hours
per day
9 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 8 9 10 10
Wind force
in 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
 


Climate New Caledonia january

On average, it is maximum 26° in january in New Caledonia and at least around 23° degrees. In january there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 89 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia february

On average, it is maximum 26° in february in New Caledonia and at least around 24° degrees. In february there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 69 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia march

On average, it is maximum 26° in march in New Caledonia and at least around 23° degrees. In march there are 23 days of rainfall with a total of 128 mm and the it will be dry 8 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia april

On average, it is maximum 24° in april in New Caledonia and at least around 22° degrees. In april there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 76 mm and the it will be dry 10 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia may

On average, it is maximum 23° in may in New Caledonia and at least around 21° degrees. In may there are 20 days of rainfall with a total of 59 mm and the it will be dry 11 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia june

On average, it is maximum 22° in june in New Caledonia and at least around 19° degrees. In june there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 68 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia july

On average, it is maximum 21° in july in New Caledonia and at least around 18° degrees. In july there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 52 mm and the it will be dry 14 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia august

On average, it is maximum 21° in august in New Caledonia and at least around 18° degrees. In august there are 14 days of rainfall with a total of 43 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia september

On average, it is maximum 21° in september in New Caledonia and at least around 18° degrees. In september there are 13 days of rainfall with a total of 27 mm and the it will be dry 17 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia october

On average, it is maximum 23° in october in New Caledonia and at least around 20° degrees. In october there are 16 days of rainfall with a total of 35 mm and the it will be dry 15 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia november

On average, it is maximum 24° in november in New Caledonia and at least around 21° degrees. In november there are 17 days of rainfall with a total of 56 mm and the it will be dry 13 days this month in New Caledonia.

Climate New Caledonia december

On average, it is maximum 25° in december in New Caledonia and at least around 22° degrees. In december there are 19 days of rainfall with a total of 64 mm and the it will be dry 12 days this month in New Caledonia.

14 day weather forecast New Caledonia

The weather for Nouméa in New Caledonia will be 27° till 21° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for New Caledonia is based on the weather in Nouméa.

Weather forecast this week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
27 Sep
Overwegend bewolkt 27°C 18°C 25°C 3.7 mm 55% 1m/s 2
Mo
28 Sep
Lichte regen 23°C 17°C 25°C 9.4 mm 75% 2m/s 4
Tu
29 Sep
Zware Regen 17°C 14°C 25°C 26 mm 95% 2m/s 3
We
30 Sep
Bewolkt 19°C 13°C 23°C 1.1 mm 55% 2m/s 6
Th
1 Oct
Bewolkt 20°C 12°C 23°C 2.8 mm 75% 2m/s 5
Fr
2 Oct
Bewolkt 22°C 15°C 23°C 4.4 mm 60% 2m/s 5
Sa
3 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 14°C 23°C 1.1 mm 25% 3m/s 9

Weather forecast next week

Dag Weer Max Min Water Precip Change Wind UV
Su
4 Oct
Overwegend bewolkt 22°C 14°C 23°C 4.3 mm 60% 3m/s 8
Mo
5 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 21°C 14°C 23°C 2.0 mm 40% 3m/s 8
Tu
6 Oct
Bewolkt 22°C 14°C 23°C 3.5 mm 55% 3m/s 8
We
7 Oct
Bewolkt 22°C 14°C 23°C 1.3 mm 30% 2m/s 1
Th
8 Oct
Bewolkt 21°C 13°C 23°C 2.8 mm 50% 2m/s 1
Fr
9 Oct
Wisselend bewolkt 21°C 14°C 23°C 0.3 mm 10% 3m/s 2
Sa
10 Oct
Bewolkt 20°C 15°C 23°C 2.9 mm 50% 2m/s 1

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Vacation New Caledonia

Hotels and apartments in New Caledonia

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Flight tickets to New Caledonia

New Caledonia has 5 airports which you can fly to:

  • Nouméa Magenta Airport
    Nouméa
  • La Tontouta International Airport
    Nouméa
  • Koné Airport
    Koné
  • Koumac Airport
    Koumac
  • Touho Airport
    Touho

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About New Caledonia

New Caledonia is in the continental part Oceania and the capital is Nouméa. The total surface is 277.000 km² with 2.254 km of coastline and the population consists of 277.000 inhabitants. In terms of area, the country is somewhat smaller Philippines. If you want to call New Caledonia you have to use +687 or 00687 before the phone number without the first 0 in the original phone number (if it occurs). If the normal number is 05012457809, for example, you can remove the first 0 and call +6875012457809 or 006875012457809.

New Caledonia is in a straight line at 6.272 km distance from Manila. From Manila International Airport the flight time is about 8 hours40.

Currency New Caledonia

In New Caledonia the CFP franc(franc Pacifique) is used to pay.

Exchange rate CFP franc(franc Pacifique) (XPF) 27 september 2020

1 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 0,47 Philippine piso
100 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 47,07 Philippine piso

1 Philippine piso = 2,12 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
100 Philippine piso = 212,45 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)

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Time difference New Caledonia

In New Caledonia it is now 22:15 o’clock in the evening on sunday 27 september 2020. That is 3 hour later than in Philippines. The time zone of New Caledonia is Pacific/Noumea and the Greenwich time is UTC+11.

Vaccinations New Caledonia

Recommended vaccinations

  • DTP (Difterie, Tetanus en Polio)
  • Hepatitis A (besmettelijke geelzucht)

Person and travel related vaccinations

These vaccinations may differ per person and / or be advised on the basis of the stay in New Caledonia.

  • BMR (Bof, Mazelen en Rode hond)
  • Buiktyfus
  • Dengue (knokkelkoorts)
  • Hepatitis B
  • ZIKA-virus