May weather forecast
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Vaitape, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature varying between 27.9°C (82.2°F) and 26.7°C (80.1°F).

Temperature

In Vaitape, the average high-temperature in May is practically the same as in April - a still moderately hot 27.9°C (82.2°F). The average low-temperature, is 26.7°C (80.1°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is calculated to be a tropical 31°C (87.8°F). Exhaustion is likely with prolonged exposure and activity. Sustaining activity may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to direct sunshine can increase heat index values by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'real feel', 'feels like', or 'apparent temperature', is a calculated temperature value of how hot it feels when the moisture in the air is factored in. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, wind, differences in body mass, height, and shape). Bear in mind that direct sunshine exposure increases weather impact, and may raise heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are especially crucial for babies and toddlers. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In May, the average relative humidity is 77%.

Rainfall

In Vaitape, it is raining for 22.7 days, with typically 85mm (3.35") of accumulated precipitation. In Vaitape, during the entire year, the rain falls for 272 days and collects up to 1227mm (48.31") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature is 28.2°C (82.8°F).
Note: Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day is 11h and 20min.
On the first day of May in Vaitape, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 17:49. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 17:41 -10.

Sunshine

In Vaitape, the average sunshine in May is 6.1h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index in Vaitape are February through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. Seek shade and minimize exposure to direct Sun in a period between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. when UV radiation is most intense; keep in mind that shade structures like parasols or canopies do not provide perfect sun protection. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in May in Vaitape?

In May, in Vaitape, the average high-temperature is 27.9°C (82.2°F), and the average low-temperature is 26.7°C (80.1°F). in May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'real feel'), which factors the actual air temperature with the relative humidity, is calculated to be 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Vaitape?

In Vaitape, French Polynesia, the average relative humidity in May is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Vaitape?

In Vaitape, during May, the rain falls for 22.7 days and regularly aggregates up to 85mm (3.35") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Vaitape?

In Vaitape, the average seawater temperature in May is 28.2°C (82.8°F). Water temperature between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

What is the average length of the day in May in Vaitape?

The average day length in May is 11h and 20min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Vaitape?

In May, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:18 and sunset at 17:49. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:28 and sunset at 17:41 -10.

How long on average sun shines in May in Vaitape?

The average sunshine duration in May is 6.1h.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Vaitape?

The months with the highest UV index in Vaitape are February through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Vaitape?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Vaitape is 7. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average temperature in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.9°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (28.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is August (25.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 26.7°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is March (27.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (25°C).

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Average pressure in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average pressure in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average pressure in May: 1013mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1014.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is December (1010.5mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average wind speed in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average wind speed in May: 21km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (25.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (17.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average humidity in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The month with the highest relative humidity is November (78%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January, February, March, April, June and December (76%).

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Average rainfall in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average rainfall in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average rainfall in May: 85mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (190mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (42mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average rainfall days in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.7 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (25.2 days).
The month with the least rainy days is July (20.3 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average sea temperature in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 28.2°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (26.8°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 20min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13h and 6min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 10min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h and 6min

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 9h and 48min).
The month with the least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 5h and 42min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average sunshine days in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average sunshine days in May: 4.5 days

The months with the most sunshine days are January and August (4.7 days).
The months with the least sunshine days are March and April (3.4 days).

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Average UV index in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average UV index in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

The months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November and December (UV index 7).
The months with the lowest UV index are January and August (UV index 6).

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Average cloud cover in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average cloud cover in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average cloud cover in May: 42

The months with the most cloud cover are January and August (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is April (Cloud cover 41).

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Average visibility in May
Vaitape, French Polynesia

Average visibility in May - Vaitape, French Polynesia
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (10km).

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