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Bora Bora weather in May

Are you planning a trip to Bora Bora in May and wondering what kind of weather to expect? This page has all the details you need.

What is the weather like in Bora Bora in May?

Bora Bora is a region in French Polynesia. May in Bora Bora generally has warm temperatures, with high precipitation.

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 29°C and nighttime temperatures around 26°C in Bora Bora.

May is a rainy month with an average rainfall of around 116 mm in Bora Bora. The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 224 hours of sunshine in Bora Bora. The sunlight during this month doesn't just make the days brighter, it also seems to make everyone a bit more cheerful.

For a closer look at May's conditions in Bora Bora, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Bora Bora's yearly weather, check out our Bora Bora climate page.

Where to go in Bora Bora in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Bora Bora on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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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).

Popular destinations in Bora Bora

What is the weather like in May for the 3 most popular destinations in Bora Bora?

Average weather in Bora Bora

In May Bora Bora generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Bora Bora
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
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29°C 
26°C 
220 hours 
145 mm 
10 days 
29°C 
26°C 
224 hours 
116 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
26°C 
224 hours 
89 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Bora Bora

Average weather in Vaitape

In May Vaitape generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Vaitape
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
220 hours 
145 mm 
10 days 
29°C 
26°C 
224 hours 
116 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
26°C 
224 hours 
88 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Vaitape

Average weather in Motu Tape

In May Motu Tape generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Motu Tape
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
sun hoursMonthly sun hours sun hoursSun hours
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
220 hours 
145 mm 
10 days 
29°C 
26°C 
224 hours 
116 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
25°C 
224 hours 
89 mm 
10 days 
Climate in Motu Tape

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Bora Bora, in French Polynesia.

Is May the best time to visit Bora Bora?

In our opinion, May is a good time to visit Bora Bora with overall pleasant weather in Bora Bora. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

Generally speaking, the best visiting conditions can be found in June, July, August and September offering mostly perfect weather in Bora Bora. In contrast, January, February and December tend to have poor weather conditions.

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