Bairiki
Kiribati
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Bairiki, Kiribati

The National Parliament buildings of Bairiki, Kiribati, viewed from across the city triangle in the morning
The National Parliament buildings of Bairiki, Kiribati, viewed from across the city triangle in the morning
May, the last month of the spring, in Bairiki, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 25°C (77°F).

Temperature

January through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are the warmest months. The coldest months are January through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

Rainfall

In May, in Bairiki, the rain falls for 20 days. Throughout May, 143mm (5.6") of precipitation is accumulated. In Bairiki, during the entire year, the rain falls for 237 days and collects up to 1927mm (75.9") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Bairiki, the average seawater temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°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.

Daylight

Months with the longest days are May through August, with an average of 12.2h of daylight.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May is 20h.

UV index

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index in Bairiki. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the average person.
The average daily UV index of 12 in May transform into the following instructions:
Practice all essential precautions. Protection against sun damage is crucial. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What are the warmest months in Bairiki?

January through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months in Bairiki.

What are the coldest months in Bairiki?

The coldest months in Bairiki are January through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the temperature in May in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, in May, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 25°C (77°F).

How much does it rain in Bairiki in May?

In Bairiki, in May, it is raining for 20 days, with typically 143mm (5.6") of accumulated precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, in May, the average water temperature is 29.3°C (84.7°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.

When are the longest days in Bairiki?

Months with the longest days in Bairiki, Kiribati, are May through August, with an average of 12.2h of daylight.

How many hours of daylight does Bairiki have in May?

In Bairiki, the average length of the day in May is 12.2h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Bairiki?

In Bairiki, the average sunshine in May is 20h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Bairiki?

Months with the highest UV index in Bairiki are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Bairiki?

January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the lowest UV index in Bairiki, Kiribati.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Bairiki?

The average daily maximum UV index in May is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an excessive health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average high temperature in May: 31°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (31°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (31°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 25°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (25°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (25°C).

Average rainfall in May - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average rainfall in May: 143mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (257mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is October (108mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average rainfall days in May: 20 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are March, October and December (21 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (18 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.3°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June and August (29.4°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is December (28.7°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average daylight in May: 12.2h

Months with the longest days are May, June, July and August (Average daylight: 12.2h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 12h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 20h

Months with most sunshine are March, October and December (Average sunshine: 21h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 18h).

Average UV index in May - Bairiki, Kiribati
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).