May weather forecast
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Lae, is also a moderately hot month, with an average temperature ranging between min 20°C (68°F) and max 25.8°C (78.4°F).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is practically the same as in April - a still warm 25.8°C (78.4°F). The average low-temperature, is 20°C (68°F).

Humidity

In Lae, the average relative humidity in May is 80%.

Rainfall

In May, in Lae, the rain falls for 23.3 days. Throughout May, 104mm (4.09") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 281.5 rainfall days, and 1518mm (59.76") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In Lae, in May, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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 Lae, the average length of the day in May is 11h and 49min.
On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:16 and sunset at 18:02 +10.

Sunshine

In Lae, the average sunshine in May is 8.7h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high threat to health from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 6 in May interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. 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. 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 average humidity in May in Lae?

In Lae, the average relative humidity in May is 80%.

How much does it rain in Lae in May?

In Lae, Papua New Guinea, during May, the rain falls for 23.3 days and regularly aggregates up to 104mm (4.09") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Lae?

In Lae, in May, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°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 Lae?

The average day length in May in Lae, Papua New Guinea, is 11h and 49min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in May in Lae?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:12 and sunset at 18:05. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:16 and sunset at 18:02 +10.

How long on average sun shines in May in Lae?

The average sunshine duration in May in Lae, Papua New Guinea, is 8.7h.

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

The months with the highest UV index in Lae, Papua New Guinea, are January through July, September through December, with an average maximum UV index of 6.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Lae?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.

Average temperature in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average temperature in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average high temperature in May: 25.8°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (27.9°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (24°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 20°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (21.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is September (18.4°C).

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Average pressure in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average pressure in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.4mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is August (1012.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1008.9mbar).

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Average wind speed in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average wind speed in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average wind speed in May: 4.9km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is February (6.4km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is June (4.8km/h).

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Average humidity in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average humidity in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average humidity in May: 80%

The months with the highest relative humidity are July and August (83%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is February (73%).

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Average rainfall in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall in May: 104mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (181mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is December (101mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average rainfall days in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average rainfall days in May: 23.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (25.1 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (21.5 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average sea temperature in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29°C

The best month for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) is December (30°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August and September (28°C).

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

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 49min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 31min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 44min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8.7h

The month with the most sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 11.3h).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7.6h).

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Average sunshine days in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average sunshine days in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average sunshine days in May: 6.7 days

The month with the most sunshine days is August (7.2 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is January (4.6 days).

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Average UV index in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average UV index in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average UV index in May: 6

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

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Average cloud cover in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average cloud cover in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average cloud cover in May: 36

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 47).
The month with the least cloud cover is December (Cloud cover 34).

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Average visibility in May
Lae, Papua New Guinea

Average visibility in May - Lae, Papua New Guinea
  • Average visibility in May: 9km

The months with the highest visibility are January, February, March, June, November and December (10km).
The months with the lowest visibility are April, May, July, August, September and October (9km).

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