Matā'utu
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Long-term weather forecast
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May weather forecast and climate
Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna

The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata
The rocky and palmy white sand beachscape of the scenic Samoan Beach in Mata'utu, in Wallis and Futuna
The last month of the autumn, May, is also a moderately hot month in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, with average temperature ranging between max 29.7°C (85.5°F) and min 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Temperature

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average high-temperature is almost the same as in April - a warm 29.7°C (85.5°F). In Matā'utu, the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F).

Rainfall

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 258.4mm (10.2") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Matā'utu, there are 114 rainfall days, and 3322.6mm (130.8") of precipitation is accumulated.

Sea temperature

In May, the average sea temperature in Matā'utu is 29.4°C (84.9°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.

Daylight

In Matā'utu, the average length of the day in May is 11.5h.

Sunshine

In May, the average sunshine is 9h.

UV index

In May, the average daily maximum UV index in Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, is 9. A UV Index estimate of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
The average daily UV index of 9 transform into the following instructions:
Take extra precautions. Fair-skinned individuals may get burned in less than 10 minutes. 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. 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.

What is the temperature in May in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, in May, the average high-temperature is 29.7°C (85.5°F), and the average low-temperature is 24.3°C (75.7°F).

How much does it rain in Matā'utu in May?

In Matā'utu, during May, the rain falls for 9 days and regularly aggregates up to 258.4mm (10.2") of precipitation.

What is the sea water temperature in May in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, in May, the average water temperature is 29.4°C (84.9°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 Matā'utu?

In May, the average length of the day is 11.5h.

How long on average sun shines in May in Matā'utu?

The average sunshine in May in Matā'utu is 9h.

How high is the UV index in May in Matā'utu?

In Matā'utu, Wallis and Futuna, the average daily maximum UV index in May is 9. A UV Index reading of 8 to 10 represents a very high health risk from unprotected exposure to the UV radiation.
Average temperature in May - Matā
  • Average high temperature in May: 29.7°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (30.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (28.9°C).

  • Average low temperature in May: 24.3°C

Months with the highest average low temperature are February and March (24.5°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is July (24°C).

Average rainfall in May - Matā
  • Average rainfall in May: 258.4mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is January (381.4mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is August (149.9mm).

Average rainfall days in May - Matā
  • Average rainfall days in May: 9 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and March (18 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is August (3 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Matā
  • Average sea temperature in May: 29.4°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are March and April (29.7°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average sea temperature) is August (28.2°C).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Matā
  • Average daylight in May: 11.5h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 12.9h).
Months with shortest days are June and July (Average daylight: 11.4h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 9h

Months with most sunshine are January and March (Average sunshine: 18h).
The month with least sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 3h).

Average UV index in May - Matā
  • Average UV index in May: 9

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 8).