The best times to visit Kone for ideal weather are

May 7th to November 18th

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

 

 


Other Kone Travel Info

Weather in Kone

Temperature

Average temperatures in Kone vary very little. Considering humidity, temperatures feel nice most of the year, excluding some hot weeks in the summer, with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is less temperate than some — in the 37th 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 Kone, the hottest months are February, January, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid February where highs are regularly around 86.1°F (30.1°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 74.7°F (23.7°C) at night.

Kone Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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Kone Temperatures (Celsius)

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“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.

Kone Perceived Temperature (F)

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Kone Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average Kone 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

MonthAvg. High (°F)Avg. Mean (°F)Avg. Low (°F)
Jan857974
Feb85.779.674.6
Mar84.978.874
Apr82.976.671.9
May79.672.967.9
Jun77.871.566.8
Jul76.369.464.1
Aug76.469.764.2
Sep7871.265.3
Oct79.673.368.1
Nov81.275.270
Dec83.677.772.8

Show Celsius

MonthAvg. High (°C)Avg. Mean (°C)Avg. Low (°C)
Jan29.426.123.3
Feb29.826.423.7
Mar29.42623.3
Apr28.324.822.2
May26.422.719.9
Jun25.421.919.3
Jul24.620.817.8
Aug24.720.917.9
Sep25.621.818.5
Oct26.422.920.1
Nov27.32421.1
Dec28.725.422.7

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Kone are July, August, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid March with an average of 4 days of significant precipitation the week of March 19th.

When can you find snow in Kone? 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 Kone.

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Snow on the Ground

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

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Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (in)Total Precipitation (in)
Jan44%012.3
Feb45%012.3
Mar54%014.4
Apr39%09.4
May26%06.7
Jun26%06.1
Jul18%03.5
Aug19%04.2
Sep24%04.5
Oct24%04
Nov31%06.6
Dec48%010.8

Show Centimeters

MonthDaily Chance of RainAverage Snow Depth (cm)Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan44031.2
Feb45031.2
Mar54036.6
Apr39023.9
May26017
Jun26015.5
Jul1808.9
Aug19010.7
Sep24011.4
Oct24010.2
Nov31016.8
Dec48027.4

 

Humidity and Wind

Kone has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is July (67.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is March (77.4%).

Wind in Kone is usually extremely calm. The windiest month is October, followed by January and November. October’s average wind speed of around 4.4 knots (5 MPH or 8.1 KPH) is considered “a light breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late January and early February where average top sustained speeds reach 9.2 knots, which is considered a gentle breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

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

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Wind

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

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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.

MonthAvg. WindAvg. Wind FeelSustained High WindHigh Wind Feel
Jan4.3Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Feb4Light breeze7.9Gentle breeze
Mar3.9Barely noticeable7.3Gentle breeze
Apr3.5Barely noticeable6.7Light breeze
May3.2Barely noticeable6Gentle breeze
Jun3.3Barely noticeable6.1Light breeze
Jul3.2Barely noticeable6.2Gentle breeze
Aug3.5Barely noticeable6.7Light breeze
Sep3.7Barely noticeable7.2Gentle breeze
Oct4.4Light breeze8.3Gentle breeze
Nov4.3Light breeze8.2Gentle breeze
Dec3.9Barely noticeable7.4Gentle breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

MonthAvg. Relative Humidity
Jan75.7%
Feb76.9%
Mar77.4%
Apr75.7%
May70%
Jun72.5%
Jul67.8%
Aug68.5%
Sep68.9%
Oct68.4%
Nov71.8%
Dec77.4%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to Kone?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for New Caledonia; 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 Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Kone, New Caledonia is November, followed by June and March. 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 Kone in December. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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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 43.2 in December means 43.2% of the tourists vs. November.

 

 

Overall Kone Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 85.4°F (29.7°C) and 78°F (25.6°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is very common with 8 to 17 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 6 to 8 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Kone, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 77.5°F (25.3°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 7 to 9 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Kone to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 86.1°F (30.1°C) and 83.1°F (28.4°C). On average, it rains or snows a very great amount: 13 to 15 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.

 

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