Weather in Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands in May

So you're interested in going to Guadalcanal Island, Solomon Islands in May

May is a hot and very rainy time for sunbathing in Guadalcanal Island. May is an excellent month for swimming in Guadalcanal Island with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Guadalcanal Island in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Guadalcanal Island in May

The average maximum temperature in Guadalcanal Island in May is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Guadalcanal Island in May is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Guadalcanal Island in May is 23°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Guadalcanal Island in May

The average day light hours per day in Guadalcanal Island in May are 11.7 and there are 6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Guadalcanal Island in May is typically 11.1 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Guadalcanal Island in May

The average sea water temperature in Guadalcanal Island in May is 28.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Guadalcanal Island in May

The average total rainfall in Guadalcanal Island in May is 151.5cm and on average there are 12.6 rainy days in May making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Guadalcanal Island in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Guadalcanal Island in May is 25° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 26° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Guadalcanal Island in May is typically 97.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.8% in the previous month and 97.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Guadalcanal Island in May is typically 82.1%. The average relative humidity is 83% in the previous month and 82.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Guadalcanal Island in May

The average maximum wind speed in Guadalcanal Island in May is typically 15kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Guadalcanal Island in May is typically 4kmh. The average wind speed is 4kmh in the previous month and 4kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Guadalcanal Island in May is from the North-Northeast.

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