With an average year round temperature of 79° F and few extremes above or below, there is blissful almost continuous comfort. South of the Equator, seasons are "reversed" for northerners: November through April is "summer", May through October "winter". While Tahitian winter may be slightly cooler and drier, seasonal differences are insignificant, making a visit enjoyable anytime of the year. Even the rainy Tahitian summer season has plenty of sunny days. Travelers who need air conditioning can find it in the bigger hotels, but most will be content with ceiling fans and ocean breezes.