Pape'ete
French Polynesia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

September weather forecast and climate
Pape'ete, French Polynesia

Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
Early morning in the mountainous city of Papeete, in French Polynesia, overlooking calm waters in the front
The first month of the spring, September, is also a moderately hot month in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, with average temperature fluctuating between 22°C (71.6°F) and 29.3°C (84.7°F).
The ideal sea water temperature of 26.5°C (79.7°F) and only 5 rainfall days, with 58.8mm (2.3") of accumulated rainfall, make September the best time for swimming and other water activities.

Temperature

In Pape'ete, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in August - a still warm 29.3°C (84.7°F). The average low-temperature, in Pape'ete, is 22°C (71.6°F).

Rainfall

In Pape'ete, it is raining for 5 days, with typically 58.8mm (2.3") of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, there are 115 rainfall days, and 1687.7mm (66.4") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In September, the average sea temperature in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 26.5°C (79.7°F).
Note: For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In Pape'ete, the average length of the day is 12h.

Sunshine

Months with the most sunshine are August and September, with an average of 8.1h of sunshine.

UV index

In Pape'ete, the average daily maximum UV index is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the average person.
Note: In September, the average maximum UV index of 11 translate into the following recommendations:
Practice all-important precautions. Light skin people may get burned in less than 5 minutes. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in September in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, in September, the average high-temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°F), and the average low-temperature is 22°C (71.6°F).

How much does it rain in Pape'ete in September?

In September, in Pape'ete, the rain falls for 5 days. Throughout September, 58.8mm (2.3") of precipitation is accumulated.

What is the sea water temperature in September in Pape'ete?

In Pape'ete, French Polynesia, the average seawater temperature in September is 26.5°C (79.7°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Pape'ete have in September?

In September, the average length of the day in Pape'ete is 12h.

What are the months with the most sunshine in Pape'ete?

August and September, with an average of 8.1h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Pape'ete, French Polynesia.

How long on average sun shines in September in Pape'ete?

The average sunshine in September in Pape'ete is 8.1h.

What is the UV index intensity in September in Pape'ete?

The average daily maximum UV index in September in Pape'ete, French Polynesia, is 11. A UV Index reading of 11, and higher, represents an excessive health risk from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in September - Pape
  • Average high temperature in September: 29.3°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is March (31.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 22°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (24.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (21.5°C).

Average rainfall in September - Pape
  • Average rainfall in September: 58.8mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (327.7mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (52.1mm).

Average rainfall days in September - Pape
  • Average rainfall days in September: 5 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (17 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (4 days).

Average sea temperature in September - Pape
  • Average sea temperature in September: 26.5°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (28.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (26.4°C).

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Pape
  • Average daylight in September: 12h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11.1h).

  • Average sunshine in September: 8.1h

Months with most sunshine are August and September (Average sunshine: 8.1h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 6.3h).

Average UV index in September - Pape
  • Average UV index in September: 11

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 7).