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Noumea Climate & Temperature

  • Noumea, New Caledonia is at 22°16'S, 166°27'E, 71 m (233 ft). See map.
  • Noumea has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate (Köppen-Geiger classification: Aw) with a pronounced dry season in the low-sun months , no cold season, wet season is in the high-sun months.
  • The average temperature is 23.1 degrees Celsius (73.6 degrees Fahrenheit). See the temperatures page for a monthly breakdown and the fixed scale graph.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 6.2 °C (11.2°F). This indicates that the continentality type is hyperoceanic, subtype truly hyperoceanic. Noumea Climate Graph
  • Total annual Precipitation averages 1071.5 mm (42.2 inches) which is equivalent to 1071.5 Litres/m² (26.28 Gallons/ft²).
  • On average there are 2614 hours of sunshine per year. Visit the sunshine and daylight section to check monthly details including how high in the sky the sun reaches each month.
  • Were you to burrow down through the centre of the Earth from Noumea you would pop up nearest to the climate station at Atar, Mauritania (Subtropical desert biome).

Noumea Climate Table

  Climate Variable Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Annual
 
Average Max Temperature °C ( °F) 23 (73) 23 (73) 24 (75) 26 (78) 27 (81) 28 (83) 29 (84) 29 (84) 29 (83) 27 (80) 25 (77) 24 (75) 26 (79)
 
Average Temperature °C ( °F) 20 (68) 20 (68) 21 (69) 22 (72) 24 (75) 25 (77) 26 (79) 26 (79) 26 (78) 24 (75) 23 (73) 21 (70) 23 (74)
 
Average Min Temperature °C ( °F) 17 (63) 17 (63) 18 (64) 19 (67) 21 (69) 22 (71) 23 (73) 23 (74) 23 (73) 21 (71) 20 (68) 19 (65) 20 (68)
 
Average Precipitation mm (in) 73 (3) 70 (3) 39 (2) 53 (2) 63 (2) 73 (3) 113 (4) 123 (5) 135 (5) 111 (4) 91 (4) 129 (5) 1072 (42)
Number of Wet Days (probability of rain on a day %) 9 (29) 8 (26) 7 (23) 5 (16) 5 (17) 8 (26) 9 (29) 9 (32) 12 (39) 10 (33) 10 (32) 10 (33) 102 (28)
Average Sunlight Hours/ Day 6h 03' 6h 38' 6h 48' 8h 42' 8h 28' 8h 36' 7h 36' 8h 10' 6h 32' 6h 48' 5h 56' 5h 34' 7h 09'
Average Daylight Hours/ Day 10h 54' 11h 22' 12h 00' 12h 39' 13h 12' 13h 27' 13h 19' 12h 52' 12h 15' 11h 36' 11h 03' 10h 47' 12h 00'
Percentage of Sunny (Cloudy) Daylight Hours 56 (44) 59 (41) 57 (43) 69 (31) 65 (35) 65 (35) 58 (42) 64 (36) 54 (46) 59 (41) 54 (46) 52 (48) 60 (40)
Sun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°). 47.2 55.5 66.9 77.8 85.9 88.7 86.5 77.9 67.5 56 47.6 44.3 66.9

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