Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

Based on the climate and weather in Marquesas Islands, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

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

January

January in Marquesas Islands can be very hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts

February

February in Marquesas Islands is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

March

If you go to Marquesas Islands in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion

April

April for Marquesas Islands is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

May

If you vacation in Marquesas Islands during May, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

June

June is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts

July

If you vacation in Marquesas Islands during July, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 80 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

August

If you go to Marquesas Islands in August, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion

September

If you go to Marquesas Islands in September, you will notice that it is hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses

October

If you are traveling to Marquesas Islands in October, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

November

November in Marquesas Islands is consistently hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

December

If you visit Marquesas Islands during December, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (low 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D and E
  • A SIM card that works in Marquesas Islands
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing

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