New Caledonia
Weather, climate and best time to visit


Best time to visit New Caledonia

The best time to visit New Caledonia is from January until December, when you will have a pleasant temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in New Caledonia is 26°C in January and the lowest is 21°C in July.

New Caledonia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in New Caledonia or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average New Caledonia weather by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 26 26 26 24 23 22 21 21 21 23 24 25
Precipitation (mm) 89 69 128 76 59 68 52 43 27 35 56 64

Climate data from city: Nouméa




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New Caledonia weather

The New Caledonia weather for will be 22° till 26° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain. The water temperature is 26°C.

The New Caledonia weather forecast is based on the weather conditions in the city of Nouméa.

5-day weather forecast New Caledonia

Weather
Max/min
Precip
Wind
Water
UV
Tuesday
28 june
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25°C
19°C
1.1 mm
25%
2 Bft
S
26°C
4
Wednesday
29 june
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24°C
18°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
S
26°C
4
Thursday
30 june
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22°C
17°C
0.1 mm
20%
2 Bft
ESE
26°C
2
Friday
1 july
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22°C
18°C
0.3 mm
10%
3 Bft
E
26°C
3
Saturday
2 july
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22°C
19°C
4.1 mm
60%
3 Bft
E
26°C
3

View the 14 day weather forecast for New Caledonia


Climate New Caledonia

New Caledonia has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for New Caledonia is 23° degrees and there is about 766 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 78 days a year with an average humidity of 80% and an UV-index of 6.

New Caledonia

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 26 26 26 24 23 22 21 21 21 23 24 25
Night temp. (°C) 23 24 23 22 21 19 18 18 18 20 21 22
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 89 69 128 76 59 68 52 43 27 35 56 64
Days with rain 19 20 23 20 20 17 17 14 13 16 17 19
Dry days 12 8 8 10 11 13 14 17 17 15 13 12
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 9 9 8 6 6 6 6 6 8 9 10 10
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
UV-index 6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 5 6 6 6

Climate data from city: Nouméa

New Caledonia weather by month

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Frequently asked questions

Where is New Caledonia?

New Caledonia lies in a straight line about 12,998 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Nouméa).

How long is the flight to New Caledonia?

The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to New Caledonia is approximately 16 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in New Caledonia?

These are the largest airports in New Caledonia:

  • Nouméa Magenta Airport – Nouméa
  • La Tontouta International Airport – Nouméa
  • Koné Airport – Koné
  • Koumac Airport – Koumac
  • Touho Airport – Touho

How many inhabitants are there in New Caledonia?

New Caledonia has approximately 277,000 inhabitants.

How big is New Caledonia?

The area of New Caledonia is around 277,000 km². It is 4,5x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of New Caledonia?

The capital of New Caledonia is Nouméa.

What is the currency of New Caledonia?

In New Caledonia the CFP franc(franc Pacifique) (XPF) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 28 June 2022

  • 1 South African rand = 6.54 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
  • 1 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 0.15 South African rand
  • 100 South African rand = 653.89 CFP franc(franc Pacifique)
  • 100 CFP franc(franc Pacifique) = 15.29 South African rand

What is the area code of New Caledonia?

The area code to call New Caledonia is +687.