Kingston
Norfolk Island
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Kingston, Norfolk Island

A view of the old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
A view of the old abandoned town of Kingston in Norfolk Island, with the sea and far view of islands
The last month of the autumn, May, is also an agreeable month in Kingston, Norfolk Island, with average temperature varying between 21°C (69.8°F) and 16°C (60.8°F).

Temperature

In Kingston, the average high-temperature in May is relatively the same as in April - an agreeable 21°C (69.8°F). The average low-temperature, in May, is 16°C (60.8°F).

Rainfall

In Kingston, in May, during 17 rainfall days, 145mm (5.7") of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Kingston, during the entire year, the rain falls for 190 days and collects up to 1334mm (52.5") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kingston, the average seawater temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F).
Note: Swimming in 21.8°C (71.2°F) is not enjoyable for the majority. Controlling breathing becomes progressively more difficult as surface water temperature decreases below 21°C (69.8°F).

Daylight

In Kingston, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 6h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Kingston, Norfolk Island, is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: In May, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is significantly increased by the reflection of the water and sand.

What is the temperature in May in Kingston?

The average high-temperature, in May, in Kingston, Norfolk Island, is 21°C (69.8°F), while the average low-temperature is 16°C (60.8°F).

How much does it rain in Kingston in May?

In Kingston, Norfolk Island, during May, the rain falls for 17 days and regularly aggregates up to 145mm (5.7") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Kingston?

In Kingston, in May, the average water temperature is 21.8°C (71.2°F). For most, swimming in 21.8°C (71.2°F) is not an enjoyable activity. Furthermore, controlling your breathing becomes progressively more difficult as the water temperature decreases from 21°C (69.8°F) to 15°C (59°F).

How many hours of daylight does Kingston have in May?

The average length of the day in May is 10.7h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Kingston?

The average sunshine in May in Kingston, Norfolk Island, is 6h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Kingston?

In Kingston, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate health threat from unsafe exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average high temperature in May: 21°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is January (26°C).
Months with the lowest average high temperature are July and August (18°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 16°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (20°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (13°C).

Average rainfall in May - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall in May: 145mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (155mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is November (66mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average rainfall days in May: 17 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is July (22 days).
Months with the lowest number of rainy days are January, November and December (12 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average sea temperature in May: 21.8°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is March (23.9°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (18.8°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average daylight in May: 10.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 14h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 10.3h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 6h

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

Average UV index in May - Kingston, Norfolk Island
  • Average UV index in May: 5

Months with the highest UV index are January, February and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 3).