Ouvéa Island
New Caledonia
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia

The natural iconic Lekiny
The natural iconic Lekiny's Cliffs located in the Loyalty Islands in Quvea Island, New Caledonia
The last month of the autumn, May, is another warm month in Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia, with average temperature fluctuating between 26°C (78.8°F) and 19°C (66.2°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still moderately hot 26°C (78.8°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 19°C (66.2°F).

Rainfall

In Ouvéa Island, it is raining for 17 days, with typically 119mm (4.7") of accumulated precipitation. In Ouvéa Island, during the entire year, the rain falls for 181 days and collects up to 1684mm (66.3") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Ouvéa Island is 26°C (78.8°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

The average length of the day in May is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 7 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions against overexposure. Fair-skinned people may get burned in less than 20 minutes. 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 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. Caution! The reflection of sand and water significantly increases the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.

What is the temperature in May in Ouvéa Island?

In May, the average high-temperature is 26°C (78.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 19°C (66.2°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, during May, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 119mm (4.7") of precipitation.

How warm is the water in May in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, the average seawater temperature in May is 26°C (78.8°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 Ouvéa Island?

The average length of the day in May is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Ouvéa Island?

In May, the average sunshine in Ouvéa Island is 6h.

How high is the UV index in May in Ouvéa Island?

In Ouvéa Island, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average high temperature in May: 26°C

Warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, February, March and December (29°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 19°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are January and February (23°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (15°C).

Average rainfall in May - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall in May: 119mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is March (260mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is September (63mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (20 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are September and October (11 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average sea temperature in May: 26°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (28°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (24°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average daylight in May: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 13.4h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.9h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

Months with most sunshine are October, November and December (Average sunshine: 8h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 5h).

Average UV index in May - Ouvéa Island, New Caledonia
  • Average UV index in May: 7

Months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, October, November and December (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).