The climate in Nouméa during May can be summarized as warm, humid and a little damp.
May is in the fall / autumn in Nouméa and is typically the 6th coldest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a muggy 25°C (78°F), whilst at night 19°C (67°F) is normal.
|Daytime temperature||25.4°C 77.6°F|
|Nightly temperature||19.3°C 66.7°F|
|Average temperature||22.3°C 72.1°F|
|Daily sunshine||6.1 hrs|
|Avg rainfall||86 mm 3.4 ins|
|Rainy days||16 days|
|Sea temperature||25.1°C 77.2°F|
|Windspeed||12.2kph 8 mph|
On average May is the 6th wettest month of the year in Nouméa with around 86mm 3.4 inches of rain making it a a little damp time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 16 days, although this may vary considerably.
On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 6.1 hours of sunshine per day.
The data used in these monthly averages covers a period of over 100 years right up until last year. As such they are a valid prediction of what to expect for the weather in May 2020.
|Hottest month:||February||29°C 84.2°F|
|Driest month:||September||40mm 1.6ins|
|Coldest month:||July||22.6°C 72.7°F|
|Wettest month:||March||136mm 5.4ins|