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Climate and weather of Samoa



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Samoa




 

Climate

 
Samoa has a tropical climate with a rainy season and a dry season.

Temperatures are high throughout the year (30° during the daytime, 23° at night). Rainfall is higher in the central mountains (7 500 mm per year) than on the coasts (2 500 mm per year). Sunshine is moderate (six to eight hours per day).

Rainy season (November to April)
Temperatures are stable (30°) and rainfall (heavy showers in the afternoon) is abundant. Cyclones sometimes reach the islands.

Dry season (May to October)
Temperatures are constant (30°) and rainfall is high.

 When to go to Samoa (pleasant climate) 
The climate of Samoa is pleasant during the following months :

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

 

Weather

(main cities) 
Average temperatures and rainfall

Apia (Capital of Samoa)

Temp
January
February
March
April
May
June
max
31°
30°
31°
31°
30°
30°
min
24°
25°
24°
24°
24°
24°
Temp
July
August
September
October
November
December
max
30°
29°
29°
30°
31°
30°
min
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°
24°

Rain
January
February
March
April
May
June
mm
450
380
350
250
160
120
Rain
July
August
September
October
November
December
mm
80
80
130
170
260
370

Weather data (temperatures and precipitation) for Samoa are derived from monthly averages established over the last twenty years.

Samoa weather (more cities)


 Quick facts 
Samoa is located in the Pacific Ocean, south of Tokelau and east of Wallis and Futuna.

Capital: Apia
Area: 2 900 kmē
Population: 200 000 inhabitants
Languages: Samoan
Currency: Tala

Samoa










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