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Weather in May in Tonga

Thinking about venturing to Tonga this May and curious about the weather conditions to expect? This page holds all the key information you seek, responding to your question:

What is the weather like in Tonga in May?

May in Tonga generally has warm temperatures, with high precipitation.

Temperatures

You can expect warm maximum daytime temperatures of around 26°C and nighttime temperatures around 24°C in Nuku‘alofa.

Precipitation

In May, precipitation varies across different areas. From high rainfall in Nuku‘alofa with an average of 109 mm to high rainfall in Neiafu with 118 mm.

Average sunshine

To learn more about the conditions in specific areas of Tonga in May, check out the map below. For more details on the yearly weather, visit our Tonga climate page.

Where to go in Tonga in May

Find more information for the most popular destinations in the Tonga on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailes.

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Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

Popular destinations

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

Nuku‘alofa

In May Nuku‘alofa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 26°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Nuku‘alofa
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
28°C 
25°C 
178 mm 
17 days 
26°C 
24°C 
109 mm 
17 days 
June   >> June
>>  
25°C 
23°C 
121 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Nuku‘alofa

Neiafu

In May Neiafu generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Neiafu
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
199 mm 
17 days 
27°C 
25°C 
118 mm 
17 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
24°C 
98 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Neiafu

Utungake

In May Utungake generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Utungake
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
199 mm 
17 days 
27°C 
25°C 
118 mm 
17 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
24°C 
98 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Utungake

Lotofoa

In May Lotofoa generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 24°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Lotofoa
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
28°C 
26°C 
192 mm 
17 days 
27°C 
24°C 
113 mm 
17 days 
June   >> June
>>  
26°C 
24°C 
98 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Lotofoa

Vavaʻu

In May Vavaʻu generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C, minimum nighttime temperatures around 25°C and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are pleasant that month.

Vavaʻu
minimum temparatureMax temperature minimum temparatureMax temp
maximum temparatureMin temperature maximum temparatureMin temp
precipitationMonthly rainfall precipitationRainfall
rain daysMonthly rainy days rain daysRainy days
conditionsWeather conditions conditionsWeather
<<   April April
<<  
29°C 
26°C 
199 mm 
17 days 
27°C 
25°C 
118 mm 
17 days 
June   >> June
>>  
27°C 
24°C 
98 mm 
16 days 
Climate in Vavaʻu

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Is May the best time to visit Tonga?

We consider May to be one of the best times to travel to Tonga. Typically, the climate in Nuku‘alofa is pleasant. It's worth noting that weather conditions might differ depending on the location you visit.

On average, the best time to visit Tonga is in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December with generally pleasant weather in Nuku‘alofa. In contrast, January, February and March tend to have unpleasant weather conditions.

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