May weather forecast
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Kieta, is another warm month, with an average temperature varying between 20.9°C (69.6°F) and 27.2°C (81°F).

Temperature

In Kieta, the average high-temperature in May is essentially the same as in April - a still warm 27.2°C (81°F). In May, the average low-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F).

Heat index

The average heat index in May is evaluated at 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 'feels like', 'real feel', 'felt air temperature', or 'apparent temperature', is what the temperature feels like to the human body when the air temperature is combined with the relative humidity. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (pregnancy, clothing, wind). 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 particularly important for children. 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

The average relative humidity in May is 91%.

Rainfall

In Kieta, it is raining for 30.3 days, with typically 449mm (17.68") of accumulated precipitation. In Kieta, Papua New Guinea, during the entire year, the rain falls for 352.6 days and collects up to 5043mm (198.54") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

In Kieta, the average water temperature is 29.9°C (85.8°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 Kieta, the average length of the day in May is 11h and 50min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 17:31. On the last day of May, in Kieta, Papua New Guinea, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 17:28 +10.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in May in Kieta is 4.8h.

UV index

The months with the lowest UV index are March through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a moderate threat to health from exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 5 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions - Protection against sun damage is advised. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. Sun-protective clothing, a long-sleeved shirt and pants, a wide-brimmed hat, and UVA and UVB-blocking sunglasses are particularly helpful in blocking UV radiation's harmful effects. 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 Kieta?

In May, the average high-temperature is 27.2°C (81°F), and the average low-temperature is 20.9°C (69.6°F). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'apparent temperature'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, in May is evaluated at 31°C (87.8°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Kieta?

In Kieta, Papua New Guinea, the average relative humidity in May is 91%.

How many days does it rain in May in Kieta?

In Kieta, Papua New Guinea, in May, during 30.3 rainfall days, 449mm (17.68") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

How warm is the water in May in Kieta?

In Kieta, the average seawater temperature in May is 29.9°C (85.8°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.

How many hours of daylight does Kieta have in May?

In May, the average day length in Kieta, Papua New Guinea, is 11h and 50min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Kieta?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 05:37 and sunset at 17:31. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 05:41 and sunset at 17:28 +10.

How many hours of sunshine does Kieta have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration in Kieta, Papua New Guinea, is 4.8h.

When is the lowest UV index in Kieta?

The months with the lowest UV index are March through August, with an average maximum UV index of 5.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Kieta?

In Kieta, Papua New Guinea, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in May: 27.2°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are November and December (27.3°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (25.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20.9°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (21.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (20.5°C).

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Average pressure in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in May: 1009.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1009.9mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.1mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.2km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (6.3km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is May (4.2km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in May: 91%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July and August (92%).
The months with the lowest relative humidity are January and February (88%).

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Average rainfall in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in May: 449mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (511mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is February (281mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in May: 30.3 days

The months with the highest number of rainy days are July and August (30.8 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (26.8 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.9°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is December (30.3°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (29°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 50min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 29min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 46min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 4h and 48min

The month with the most sunshine is February (Average sunshine: 6h and 12min).
The month with the least sunshine is September (Average sunshine: 4h and 24min).

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Average sunshine days in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in May: 0.3 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is August (0 days).

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Average UV index in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in May: 5

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, September, October, November and December (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are March, April, May, June, July and August (UV index 5).

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Average cloud cover in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in May: 72

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 74).
The month with the least cloud cover is February (Cloud cover 66).

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Average visibility in May
Kieta, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in May - Kieta, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in May: 6km

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

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