May weather forecast
Lalomanu, Samoa

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Weather in May

Come May, and Lalomanu's weather shows signs of a mild shift. There is an adjusted balance of sunshine hours and daylight, which further reinforces the captivating beauty of the city. Travellers should keep an eye out for the moderately high humidity that still persists, but rest assured, it does not deter the Samoan adventure. Slightly cooler temperatures make May an excellent month for exploring Lalomanu's diverse landscape. Rain or shine, the beaches maintain their inviting nature, offering a glimpse of Samoa's lush marine life.

Temperature

Lalomanu marks the onset of May with an average high-temperature of a still warm 28.3°C (82.9°F), subtly divergent from April's 28.7°C (83.7°F). Registering an almost steady temperature, Lalomanu's nights in May see an average low of 27°C (80.6°F).

Heat index

The heat index value during May is evaluated at a hot 32°C (89.6°F). Prolonged activity during exposure might result in a state of fatigue and cause heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. Exposure to the sun directly might heighten the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel' or 'felt air temperature', quantifies the warmth felt when relative humidity is considered. An individual's temperature experience can be influenced by extra factors, including metabolic differences, activity levels, and clothing. Direct sunlight exposure should be noted as it has the potential to increase the heat index by 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are of high significance for children. Younglings are generally more in peril than adults due to their reduced perspiration. Coupled with a larger skin surface relative to their tiny bodies and greater heat production because of their activity, they become more at risk.

Humidity

The average relative humidity in May in Lalomanu is 77%.

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 22.5 days. Throughout May, 118mm (4.65") of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 246.7 rainfall days, and 1451mm (57.13") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

January through May and December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F), are months with the warmest seawater in Lalomanu.
Note: Surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are perceived as excellent and extremely agreeable for enduring enjoyment in water activities.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May is 11h and 28min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:10. On the last day of May, in Lalomanu, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 18:04 +13.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine in Lalomanu is 8h.

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7. January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7, are months with the lowest UV index in Lalomanu. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: A typical high UV index of 7 in May suggests the following recommendations:
Prevent overexposure. Protection from the sun's harmful effects is needed. Minimize exposure to direct sunlight and seek shade from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., when UV radiation is most intense, but remember that shade structures may not offer complete protection. Combat UV radiation's detrimental effects with sun-safe clothing and UV-blocking eyewear. Stay alert! Reflective properties of sand and water amplify the Sun's UV radiation.
Updated: Feb 15, 2024 | Published by: Weather Atlas | About Us / Weather Forecasting / Data Sources

Frequently asked questions

How hot does it get in Lalomanu in May?

May temperatures in Lalomanu, Samoa, vary between a high-temperature of 28.3°C (82.9°F) and a low-temperature of 27°C (80.6°F). In May, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'real feel', 'feels like'), which combines relative humidity and air temperature, is evaluated at 32°C (89.6°F).

What is the average humidity in May in Lalomanu?

The average relative humidity in May in Lalomanu is 77%.

How many days does it rain in May in Lalomanu?

In Lalomanu, in May, during 22.5 rainfall days, 118mm (4.65") of precipitation is typically accumulated.

When is the sea warmest in Lalomanu?

The months with the warmest seawater in Lalomanu are January through May and December, with an average sea temperature of 29°C (84.2°F).

What is the sea water temperature in May in Lalomanu?

In Lalomanu, Samoa, in May, the average water temperature is 29°C (84.2°F). For any water activity, surface water temperatures between 25°C (77°F) and 29°C (84.2°F) are considered as excellent and extremely pleasant for lengthened periods.

How many hours of daylight does Lalomanu have in May?

In May, the average day length in Lalomanu, Samoa, is 11h and 28min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Lalomanu?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:34 and sunset at 18:10. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:43 and sunset at 18:04 +13.

How many hours of sunshine does Lalomanu have in May?

In May, the average sunshine duration is 8h.

When is the highest UV index in Lalomanu?

The months with the highest UV index in Lalomanu, Samoa, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

When is the lowest UV index in Lalomanu?

The months with the lowest UV index in Lalomanu, Samoa, are January through December, with an average maximum UV index of 7.

What is the UV index intensity in May in Lalomanu?

In May, the average daily maximum UV index is 7. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health risk from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.

Average temperature in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average temperature in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average high temperature in May: 28.3°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are March and April (28.7°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is September (27.3°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 27°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is January (27.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is August (26°C).

Average pressure in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average pressure in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average pressure in May: 1011.1mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is September (1012.3mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is January (1007.5mbar).

Average wind speed in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average wind speed in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average wind speed in May: 18.4km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is July (24.7km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is March (14.8km/h).

Average humidity in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average humidity in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average humidity in May: 77%

The months with the highest relative humidity are June, July, August and September (78%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is March (75%).

Average rainfall in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average rainfall in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average rainfall in May: 118mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (175mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (57mm).

Average rainfall days in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average rainfall days in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average rainfall days in May: 22.5 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is April (22.7 days).
The month with the least rainy days is September (18.7 days).

Average sea temperature in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average sea temperature in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, February, March, April, May and December (29°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (27°C).

Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 3min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 54min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 18min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 8h and 0min

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 8h and 42min).
The month with the least sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 7h and 18min).

Average sunshine days in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average sunshine days in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average sunshine days in May: 3.8 days

The month with the most sunshine days is December (10.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (2.7 days).

Average UV index in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average UV index in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average UV index in May: 7

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

Average cloud cover in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average cloud cover in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average cloud cover in May: 43

The month with the most cloud cover is July (Cloud cover 49).
The month with the least cloud cover is March (Cloud cover 38).

Average visibility in May
Lalomanu, Samoa

Average visibility in May - Lalomanu, Samoa
  • Average visibility in May: 10km

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

Lalomanu, Samoa

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