How many times have you tried to get hotel reservations in Papeete, tried to go to vacation in Papeete, or rent a car in Papeete, and when you go to call you realize that no one is there because of the time difference?
Each country perform its time change according to the Daylight Saving Time rules on a different day of the year, which can or not match with the beginning of the summer. That is why we recommend you to check out the time change dates to stay up to date.
These are the time change dates in Papeete during 2013:
Sunrise in Papeete is at 06:19:41 and sunset time in Papeete is at 17:30:59.
This are the location coordinates of Papeete on the map:
The exact time in Papeete is based on the time zones for French Polynesia. We will always try to give you the exact time for Papeete. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for French Polynesia might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Papeete are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Papeete, and falls back one hour in the fall for Papeete. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Papeete improve its tourism and depend less on Papeete's electricity supplies.