Average weather and climate in New Caledonia
New Caledonia benefits from a relatively temperate climate affected by trade winds. The climate is fairly stable year round. The hot season is the one that goes from December to March, this time you can have torrential rains and strong winds, and sometimes occasional tropical cyclones occur. September till December is the period when the least amount of rain falls and the day temperatures are in the degrees Celsius till 27 degrees Celsius (73 till 80 degrees Fahrenheit).
The months of April and May is a transition period, during which the temperature and precipitation decreases. July and August are the coolest and windiest months, with some days reaching only into the 17 till 22 degrees Celsius (60s Fahrenheit). The worst time is February till Apri, this is the rainy season (though rain is sporadic and mostly confined to the mountains). Cyclones may blow in any time from November to March.
Interested in the more detailed Weather and Climate of New Caledonia?
Please select a city in or above the map you wish to travel to or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year