The best times to visit Arutanga Tapere for ideal weather are

June 4th to October 21st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Arutanga Tapere Travel Info

Weather in Arutanga Tapere


Average temperatures in Arutanga Tapere vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 50th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Arutanga Tapere, the hottest months are March, February, and then January. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 84.4°F (29.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 77.2°F (25.1°C) at night.

Arutanga Tapere Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Arutanga Tapere Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Arutanga Tapere Perceived Temperature (F)


Arutanga Tapere Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Arutanga Tapere Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 82.7 78.5 75.3
Feb 83.8 79.5 76.6
Mar 84 79.6 76.3
Apr 82.7 78.5 75.4
May 81.4 77.2 74.5
Jun 79.2 75.4 73.1
Jul 78.6 74.7 72.1
Aug 77.4 73.4 71
Sep 78.9 74.8 72.1
Oct 79.9 75.8 72.8
Nov 82 77.6 74.4
Dec 82.2 78.1 75.2

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 28.2 25.8 24.1
Feb 28.8 26.4 24.8
Mar 28.9 26.4 24.6
Apr 28.2 25.8 24.1
May 27.4 25.1 23.6
Jun 26.2 24.1 22.8
Jul 25.9 23.7 22.3
Aug 25.2 23 21.7
Sep 26.1 23.8 22.3
Oct 26.6 24.3 22.7
Nov 27.8 25.3 23.6
Dec 27.9 25.6 24



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Arutanga Tapere are August, July, and then May. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early to mid April. For example, on the week of April 9th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early January with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of January 1st.

When can you find snow in Arutanga Tapere? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Arutanga Tapere.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Arutanga Tapere (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 17% 0 4.2
Feb 11% 0 2.5
Mar 6% 0 0.7
Apr 3% 0 0.4
May 3% 0 0.6
Jun 6% 0 1.1
Jul 3% 0 0.3
Aug 2% 0 0.3
Sep 3% 0 0.3
Oct 5% 0 1.1
Nov 6% 0 1.8
Dec 7% 0 2.2

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 17 0 10.7
Feb 11 0 6.4
Mar 6 0 1.8
Apr 3 0 1
May 3 0 1.5
Jun 6 0 2.8
Jul 3 0 0.8
Aug 2 0 0.8
Sep 3 0 0.8
Oct 5 0 2.8
Nov 6 0 4.6
Dec 7 0 5.6


Humidity and Wind

Arutanga Tapere has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (70.6% relative humidity), and the most humid month is January (80.7%).

Wind in Arutanga Tapere is usually calm. The windiest month is July, followed by October and September. July’s average wind speed of around 7.8 knots (9 MPH or 14.4 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early September where average top sustained speeds reach 11.9 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Arutanga Tapere.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 5.8 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Feb 6.1 Light breeze 8.9 Gentle breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 8.7 Gentle breeze
Apr 6 Light breeze 8.8 Gentle breeze
May 6.5 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Jun 7.1 Gentle breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Jul 7.8 Gentle breeze 10.3 Gentle breeze
Aug 6.9 Light breeze 9 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.3 Gentle breeze 10.4 Gentle breeze
Oct 7.6 Gentle breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze
Nov 5.9 Light breeze 9.4 Gentle breeze
Dec 6.7 Light breeze 10.5 Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 80.7%
Feb 77.7%
Mar 78.9%
Apr 78.7%
May 77.2%
Jun 75.4%
Jul 74.1%
Aug 70.6%
Sep 73%
Oct 71.5%
Nov 76.2%
Dec 78.1%


Is it Safe to Travel to Arutanga Tapere?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the Cook Islands; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Oct 26, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Arutanga Tapere, the Cook Islands is January, followed by February and June. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Arutanga Tapere in October. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 53.8 in October means 53.8% of the tourists vs. January.



Overall Arutanga Tapere Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 81°F (27.2°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is rare with 1 to 2 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is fairly slow for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 1 to 2 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the second busiest season for tourism in Arutanga Tapere, so lodging and other accommodations may cost slightly more.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 82.9°F (28.3°C) and 78.1°F (25.6°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: 1 to 2 days per month. Tourism is the slowest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be affordably priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Arutanga Tapere to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 81.4°F (27.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 2 to 5 times per month. These times of year are the busiest with tourists.


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