September weather forecast
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

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Palm trees and a dense, green, scenic forest in the beautiful holiday spot in Lifou Island, New Caledonia
Palm trees and a dense, green, scenic forest in the beautiful holiday spot in Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Weather in September

September marks the start of the pleasant spring season in Lifou Island. There is a slight increase in rainfall to 63mm (2.48"), but it is usually quick showers followed by long hours of sunshine. The island's temperature makes a subtle shift upwards, with the sea temperature following suit at 24°C (75.2°F). Daylight hours expand further to about 12 hours, adding more time for sunbathing and other outdoor activities. September announces the start of the transition from cooler to warmer days, making it one of the most pleasant periods to visit Lifou Island.

Temperature

An average high-temperature of a still moderately hot 25°C (77°F) marks September, exhibiting a close resemblance to the conditions in August. Lifou Island's September nights cool down to an average low-temperature of 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

September is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 11 days and accumulates 63mm (2.48") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

July through September, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F), are months with the coldest seawater.
Note: People sensitive to cold might find swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) challenging. However, conditions like sunshine, wind, and ambient temperature play a significant role in the overall comfort. Wetsuits, while optional, might be beneficial.

Daylight

In Lifou Island, the average length of the day in September is 11h and 58min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:42. On the last day of September, sunrise is at 05:32 and sunset at 17:49 +11.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in September is 7h.

UV index

In Lifou Island, New Caledonia, the average daily maximum UV index in September is 10. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: The maximum daily UV index of 10 during September translates into the following directions:
Take special precautions, as unprotected skin can be damaged and can burn quickly. To the best of your ability, limit your exposure to the sun between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., when UV radiation is at its peak. In the presence of strong sunlight, it's crucial to wear sunglasses that ward off UVA and UVB rays. Limit direct sunlight exposure, particularly if you burn easily. It’s crucial to apply sunscreen with a minimum 30 SPF. Alert! UV radiation becomes sharper due to reflections from sand and water.
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Frequently asked questions

What are the temperatures in Lifou Island in September?

Lifou Island in September has an average high-temperature of 25°C (77°F) and an average low-temperature of 16°C (60.8°F).

What is the driest month in Lifou Island?

The month with the least rainfall is September, when the rain falls for 11 days and typically collects 63mm (2.48") of precipitation.

How much does it rain in Lifou Island in September?

In Lifou Island, New Caledonia, in September, it is raining for 11 days, with typically 63mm (2.48") of accumulated precipitation.

What months are the sea coldest in Lifou Island?

The months with the coldest seawater are July through September, with an average sea temperature of 24°C (75.2°F).

What is the sea temperature in September in Lifou Island?

In Lifou Island, New Caledonia, the average seawater temperature in September is 24°C (75.2°F). A person's cold intolerance, with sunshine, wind, and air temperature, are essential factors for enjoying swimming in 24°C (75.2°F) water.

What is the average length of the day in September in Lifou Island?

The average day length in September is 11h and 58min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in September in Lifou Island?

In September, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:00 and sunset at 17:42. On the last day of the month, in Lifou Island, New Caledonia, sunrise is at 05:32 and sunset at 17:49 +11.

How many hours of sunshine does Lifou Island have in September?

The average sunshine duration in September in Lifou Island is 7h.

How high is the UV index in September in Lifou Island?

The average daily maximum UV index in September in Lifou Island, New Caledonia, is 10. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high hazard to health from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in September
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average temperature in September - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in September: 25°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and December (29°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in September: 16°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (23°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (15°C).

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Average rainfall in September
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average rainfall in September - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in September: 63mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (258mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (63mm).

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Average rainfall days in September
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average rainfall days in September - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in September: 11 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (11 days).

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Average sea temperature in September
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average sea temperature in September - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in September: 24°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (24°C).

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Average daylight in September /
Average sunshine in September
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average daylight in September / Average sunshine in September - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in September: 12h and 0min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 24min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10h and 54min).

  • Average sunshine in September: 7h

The months with the most sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with the least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

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Average UV index in September
Lifou Island, New Caledonia

Average UV index in September - Lifou Island, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in September: 10

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).

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Lifou Island, New Caledonia

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