Weather in May in Fiji

Many people wonder what the weather conditions are in May in Fiji. Is this month a good time to go to Fiji? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Fiji in May?

The weather in Fiji in May ranges from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During May in Fiji, the temperature ranges from high in Ono-i-lau with 26°C (79°F) to very high temperatures in Rotuma with 30°C (86°F). Minimum nighttime temperatures generally drop to 25°C (76°F) in Rotuma and 22°C (72°F) in Ono-i-lau. These night and day temperatures are an average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and bring light clothes.

Precipitation in May ranges from moderate in Nadi with an average of 80mm (3.1inch) rainfall to heavy in Rotuma with 299mm (12inch). It is also generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 181 hours of sunshine in Rotuma during the whole month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Fiji.

Where to go in Fiji in May

Find the average weather conditions in May for the most popular destinations in Fiji on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Fiji

What is the weather like in May for the 5 most popular destinations in Fiji?

Average weather in Rotuma

In May Rotuma generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C (76°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Rotuma
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 87°F 
25°C / 76°F 
172 hours 
284mm / 11inch 
19 days 
poor 
30°C / 86°F 
25°C / 76°F 
181 hours 
299mm / 12inch 
19 days 
poor 
June   >> June
>>  
30°C / 85°F 
25°C / 76°F 
170 hours 
248mm / 9.8inch 
17 days 
poor 
Climate in Rotuma

Average weather in Nadi

In May Nadi generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Nadi
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 70°F 
198 hours 
173mm / 6.8inch 
14 days 
29°C / 84°F 
20°C / 68°F 
212 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
9 days 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 66°F 
206 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Nadi

Average weather in Suva

In May Suva generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Suva
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 70°F 
198 hours 
173mm / 6.8inch 
14 days 
29°C / 84°F 
20°C / 68°F 
212 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
9 days 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 66°F 
206 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Suva

Average weather in Savusavu

In May Savusavu generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C (75°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Savusavu
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
24°C / 75°F 
251mm / 9.9inch 
poor 
29°C / 84°F 
24°C / 75°F 
122mm / 4.8inch 
June   >> June
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
150mm / 5.9inch 
Climate in Savusavu

Average weather in Denarau

In May Denarau generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 29°C (84°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 20°C (68°F) and moderate monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Denarau
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   April April
<<  
30°C / 86°F 
21°C / 70°F 
198 hours 
173mm / 6.8inch 
14 days 
29°C / 84°F 
20°C / 68°F 
212 hours 
80mm / 3.1inch 
9 days 
June   >> June
>>  
29°C / 84°F 
19°C / 66°F 
206 hours 
62mm / 2.4inch 
5 days 
Climate in Denarau

Is your destination not in the list? Have a look at other destinations in Fiji.

Is May the best time to go to Fiji?

In our opinion May is not the best time to visit Fiji with commonly poor weather in Rotuma.

On average the best time to visit Fiji is in July, August and September with generally unpleasant weather in Rotuma. The worst months are January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November and December that can have poor weather conditions.

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