Saipan
Northern Mariana Islands, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

May weather forecast and climate
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA

Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches around the stunning Bird Island in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
Beautiful clear waters and white sandy beaches around the stunning Bird Island in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
The last month of the spring, May, is also a moderately hot month in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, with average temperature fluctuating between 84.4°F (29.1°C) and 75.6°F (24.2°C).

Temperature

In May, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in April - a still warm 84.4°F (29.1°C). The average low-temperature, in May, is 75.6°F (24.2°C).

Rainfall

In Saipan, during 20 rainfall days, 3.8" (96.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated. In Saipan, during the entire year, the rain falls for 244 days and collects up to 83.4" (2118.2mm) of precipitation.

Ocean temperature

In Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, the average seawater temperature is 82.4°F (28°C). For swimming, diving, and other water activities, temperatures between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) are perceived as very enjoyable and pleasurable for prolonged periods without feeling uncomfortable.

Daylight

In May, the average length of the day in Saipan is 12.8h.

Sunshine

March through June, with an average of 7h of sunshine, are months with the most sunshine in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands.

UV index

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. A UV Index value of 11, and more, symbolizes an ultimate health vulnerability from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for the ordinary person.
In May, the average maximum UV index of 12 translate into the following recommendations:
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. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. A broad-spectrum sunscreen of SPF 30+ should be liberally applied and re-applied every two hours, and immediately after an outdoor workout or a swim. Beware! The reflection of water and sand dramatically increases exposure to the UV rays.

What is the temperature in May in Saipan?

The average high-temperature, in May, is 84.4°F (29.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 75.6°F (24.2°C).

How much does it rain in Saipan in May?

In Saipan, in May, during 20 rainfall days, 3.8" (96.5mm) of precipitation is typically accumulated.

What is the water temperature in May in Saipan?

In May, the average ocean temperature is 82.4°F (28°C). Water temperature between 77°F (25°C) and 84.2°F (29°C) is regarded as very warm and enjoyable by all. With these temperatures, water activities are pleasurable, without feeling uncomfortable for prolonged periods.

How many hours of daylight does Saipan have in May?

In Saipan, the average length of the day in May is 12.8h.

What is the month with the most sunshine in Saipan?

Months with the most sunshine in Saipan are March through June, with an average of 7h of sunshine.

How many hours of sunshine does Saipan have in May?

The average sunshine in May in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, is 7h.

What is the month with the highest UV index in Saipan?

February through September, with an average maximum UV index of 12, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index reading in May in Saipan?

The average daily maximum UV index in May in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, is 12. A UV Index of 11, and more, symbolizes an extreme health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in May - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average high temperature in May: 84.4°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is June (85°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is February (79.7°F).

  • Average low temperature in May: 75.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is May (75.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is February (72.9°F).

Average rainfall in May - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average rainfall in May: 3.8"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is August (12.4").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is March (2.4").

Average rainfall days in May - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average rainfall days in May: 20 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January and December (23 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is June (17 days).

Average sea temperature in May - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average sea temperature in May: 82°F

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are June, July, August, September, October and November (84°F).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are February and March (81°F).

Average daylight in May / Average sunshine in May - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average daylight in May: 12.8h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 13h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 11.2h).

  • Average sunshine in May: 7h

Months with most sunshine are March, April, May and June (Average sunshine: 7h).
Months with least sunshine are August, September, October, November and December (Average sunshine: 5).

Average UV index in May - Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, USA
  • Average UV index in May: 12

Months with the highest UV index are February, March, April, May, June, July, August and September (UV index 12).
Months with the lowest UV index are November and December (UV index 9).