Tahiti weather in May

Planning a journey to Tahiti 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 Tahiti in May?

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

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 28°C and nighttime temperatures around 25°C in Punaauia.

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Faaa with an average of 122 mm to high rainfall in Teahupoo with 132 mm. Meanwhile, Punaauia enjoys approximately 229 hours of sunshine, offering a mostly sunny climate that adds a pleasant and vibrant feel to the month.

For specific regional insights in Tahiti for May, refer to the map provided below. For an in-depth overview of the yearly weather conditions, do visit our Tahiti climate page.

Where to go in Tahiti in May

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

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

Average weather in Punaauia

In May Punaauia generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Punaauia
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
<<  
28°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
155 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
25°C 
229 hours 
122 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
93 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Punaauia

Average weather in Papeete

In May Papeete generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Papeete
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
<<  
28°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
158 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
25°C 
229 hours 
124 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
24°C 
220 hours 
96 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Papeete

Average weather in Faaa

In May Faaa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Faaa
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
<<  
28°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
155 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
25°C 
229 hours 
122 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
25°C 
220 hours 
94 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Faaa

Average weather in Arue

In May Arue generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Arue
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
<<  
28°C 
25°C 
230 hours 
162 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
25°C 
229 hours 
127 mm 
10 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
24°C 
220 hours 
99 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Arue

Average weather in Teahupoo

In May Teahupoo generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Teahupoo
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
<<  
28°C 
26°C 
230 hours 
169 mm 
9 days 
28°C 
25°C 
229 hours 
132 mm 
9 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
24°C 
220 hours 
106 mm 
9 days 
Climate in Teahupoo

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

Is May the best time to visit Tahiti?

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

On average, the best time to visit Tahiti is in June, July, August and September with generally perfect weather in Punaauia. On the other hand, the month of December tends to have poor weather conditions.

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