Moorea weather in May

Planning a journey to Moorea this May and curious over the weather conditions to await? Your essential details are found on this page, answering your query:

What is the weather like in Moorea in May?

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

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 28°C and nighttime temperatures around 26°C in Papetoai.

May is a rainy month with an average rainfall of around 117 mm in Papetoai. The days are mostly sunny, with an average total of around 229 hours of sunshine in Papetoai. 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 Moorea, see the map below. For a more detailed look at Moorea's yearly weather, check out our Moorea climate page.

Where to go in Moorea in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Moorea 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 Moorea

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Moorea?

Average weather in Papetoai

In May Papetoai generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Papetoai
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
148 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
26°C 
229 hours 
117 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
87 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Papetoai

Average weather in Maharepa

In May Maharepa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Maharepa
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
146 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
26°C 
229 hours 
115 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
86 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Maharepa

Average weather in Teavaro

In May Teavaro generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Teavaro
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
145 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
26°C 
229 hours 
115 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
86 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Teavaro

Average weather in Haapiti

In May Haapiti generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Haapiti
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
148 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
26°C 
229 hours 
118 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
87 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Haapiti

Average weather in Hauru

In May Hauru generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 26°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Hauru
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
149 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
26°C 
229 hours 
119 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
88 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Hauru

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

Is May the best time to visit Moorea?

Given the typically pleasant weather conditions in Papetoai, May might be a good time to visit Moorea. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

On average, the best time to visit Moorea is in June, July, August and September with generally perfect weather in Papetoai. On the other hand, the weather in December tends to be poor.

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