Rabaul Weather in May

What's the weather like in Rabaul (East New Britain) in May 2024?

The climate in Rabaul during May can be summarized as hot, humid and wet.

May is in the fall / autumn in Rabaul and is typically the 4th warmest month of the year. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 29°C (84°F), whilst at night 25°C (76°F) is normal.

Rabaul weather averages (imperial / metric)
Daytime temperature 28.8°C 83.9°F
Nightly temperature 24.6°C 76.4°F
Average temperature 26.7°C 80.1°F
Daily sunshine 5.9 hrs
Avg rainfall 157 mm 6.2 ins
Rainy days 21 days
Sea temperature 29.8°C 85.7°F
Humidity 83%
Windspeed 8.3kph 5 mph

On average May is the driest month of the year in Rabaul with around 157mm 6.2 inches of rain making it a wet time to visit. This rainfall is typically spread over 21 days, although this may vary considerably.

On the flip side this corresponds to an average of 5.9 hours of sunshine per day.

May temperatures in Rabaul

Rabaul average temperature in May

May rainfall

Rabaul average rain in May

May hourly sunshine

Rabaul average rain in May

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 Rabaul in May 2024.

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Rabaul weather stats

Rabaul weather statistics
Hottest month: October 30.3°C 86.5°F
Driest month: May 157mm 6.2ins
Sunniest month: August 6.6hrs
Coldest month: July 29.5°C 85.1°F
Wettest month: March 345mm 13.6ins
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