Climate in Îles Sous-le-Vent
(French Polynesia)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this page result from the collected data of the official weather station in Îles Sous-le-Vent in a height of 3m above sea level. All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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Hours of sunshine per daySunshine hours per day in Îles Sous-le-Vent
The number of hours of sunshine refers to the time when the sun is actually visible. That is, without any obstruction of visibility by clouds, fog or mountains. With 9 hours per day, September is the sunniest month in the region of Îles Sous-le-Vent. In May the sun shines the shortest.
Rainy days per monthRainy days per month in Îles Sous-le-Vent
A rainy day is a day on which at least an amount of 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 20 rainy days, January offers the most number of rainy days, and in August the least.
Precipitation in mm/dayPrecipitation in Îles Sous-le-Vent
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.0 mm, the least rain falls in July. January, on the other hand, has the most rain.
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Map of Îles Sous-le-Vent

Most important cities in the region »Îles Sous-le-Vent«

Only very small villages are located here. The two biggest are Vaitape and Uturoa.

CityPopulationGeo position
Vaitape4,92716° 30' 27"S151° 44' 57"W
Uturoa3,66816° 43' 44"S151° 26' 41"W
Fare1,54016° 42' 39"S151° 2' 4"W
Fitii1,15416° 44' 7"S151° 1' 58"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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