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Bora Bora weather in January (Bora Bora, French Polynesia)

Looking to travel to Bora Bora in January? This guide provides all the details you need.

In January, Bora Bora generally has high temperatures and heavy rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 29°C, while night temperatures can drop to 26°C.

Bora Bora in January falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 275 mm for the month. Based on our climate data of the past 30 years, about 12 days of rain are anticipated.

With around 203 hours of sunshine, the days are mostly sunny. It gives a pleasant and vibrant feel to the area.

If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, January may not be the ideal month to visit Bora Bora. June, July, August and September typically offer the best circumstances. While January, February and December tend to showcase less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Bora Bora climate page with graphs.

 

Bora Bora, monthly averages in January

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 26°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 29°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 39%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 275 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 12 days  
HumidityHumidity 79%  
SunshineSunshine 203 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in French Polynesia in January

Find out more about the weather in French Polynesia in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in this month?

It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case.

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
8/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
7/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Interested in more climate information?

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