May weather forecast
Funafuti, Tuvalu

The city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific
The city of Funafuti, in Tuvalu, with the stretch of the airstrip of Vaiaku International airport located in Polynesia Islands in the South of the Pacific

Weather in May

May, the last month of the autumn in Funafuti, is also a hot month, with temperature in the range of an average high of 31°C (87.8°F) and an average low of 28°C (82.4°F).

Temperature

The warmest months are January, April, May, October through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F).

Rainfall

In May, the rain falls for 19 days. Throughout May, 236mm (9.29") of precipitation is accumulated. In Funafuti, during the entire year, the rain falls for 225 days and collects up to 3461mm (136.26") of precipitation.

Sea temperature

January, April, May, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater.
Note: 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.

Daylight

The average length of the day in May in Funafuti is 11h and 44min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 06:06 and sunset at 17:54. On the last day of May, in Funafuti, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 17:50 +12.

Sunshine

In Funafuti, the average sunshine in May is 19h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Funafuti is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health hazard from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The average daily UV index of 11 in May transform into the following instructions:
Take all necessary precautions, as unprotected skin can burn in 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. 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. Even on cloudy days, a sunscreen with a minimum 30 sun protection factor should be generously applied and frequently re-applied, including after every swim or outdoor exercise. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.
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FAQ

What are the warmest months in Funafuti?

January, April, May, October through December, with an average high-temperature of 31°C (87.8°F), are warmest months.

What is the temperature in May in Funafuti?

In May, in Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average high-temperature is 31°C (87.8°F), and the average low-temperature is 28°C (82.4°F).

How many days does it rain in May in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, during May, the rain falls for 19 days and regularly aggregates up to 236mm (9.29") of precipitation.

When is the sea warmest in Funafuti?

January, April, May, November and December, with an average sea temperature of 29.8°C (85.6°F), are months with the warmest seawater.

How warm is the water in May in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average seawater temperature in May is 29.8°C (85.6°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.

What is the average length of the day in May in Funafuti?

In May, the average day length in Funafuti is 11h and 44min.

When are sunrise and sunset in May in Funafuti?

On the first day of May, sunrise is at 06:06 and sunset at 17:54. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 06:10 and sunset at 17:50 +12.

How long on average sun shines in May in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, the average sunshine duration in May is 19h.

What is the UV index reading in May in Funafuti?

In Funafuti, Tuvalu, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 11. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate hazard to health from unprotected exposure to UV radiation.
Average rainfall days
Average sunshine
Average UV index

Average temperature in May
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Average temperature in May - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average high temperature in May: 31°C

The warmest months (with the highest average high temperature) are January, April, May, October, November and December (31°C).
The months with the lowest average high temperature are February, March, June, July, August and September (30°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 28°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (28°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are January, February, March, April, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (27°C).

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Average rainfall in May
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Average rainfall in May - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall in May: 236mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is December (394mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (231mm).

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Average rainfall days in May
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Average rainfall days in May - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average rainfall days in May: 19 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is March (21 days).
The months with the least rainy days are November and December (17 days).

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Average sea temperature in May
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Average sea temperature in May - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.8°C

The best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are January, April, May, November and December (29.8°C).
The coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are August and September (29.1°C).

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Average daylight in May /
Average sunshine in May
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average daylight in May: 11h and 44min

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12h and 37min).
The month with the shortest days is June (Average daylight: 11h and 38min).

  • Average sunshine in May: 19h

The month with the most sunshine is March (Average sunshine: 21h).
The months with the least sunshine are November and December (Average sunshine: 17h).

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Average UV index in May
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Average UV index in May - Funafuti, Tuvalu
  • Average UV index in May: 11

The months with the highest UV index are January, February, March, April, September, October, November and December (UV index 12).
The month with the lowest UV index is June (UV index 9).

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