French Polynesia, French Polynesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

Traveling to French Polynesia, French Polynesia? If you're planning to go to French Polynesia, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Based on the climate and weather in French Polynesia, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in French Polynesia, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards often get worn. An unreadable vaccine card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for French Polynesia, French Polynesia by month

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January

January in French Polynesia is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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February

February in French Polynesia is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

In March, French Polynesia can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for French Polynesia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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April

In April, French Polynesia is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for French Polynesia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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May

In May, French Polynesia is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for French Polynesia, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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June

June in French Polynesia is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

If you go to French Polynesia in July, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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August

August here is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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September

Traveling to French Polynesia in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

In October, French Polynesia is consistently hot. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for French Polynesia, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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November

November can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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December

December in French Polynesia can be sweltering and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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Activities for French Polynesia, French Polynesia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for French Polynesia.

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