Samoa weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Samoa

The best time to visit in Samoa is from January until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Samoa is 29°C in January and the lowest is 27°C in July.

Samoa has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Samoa or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Samoa by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 29 29 29 29 28 28 27 27 27 28 28 28
Precipitation (mm) 128 123 66 72 85 59 58 52 36 83 86 116
Climate data from city: Apia

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14 day weather forecast Samoa

The weather for in Samoa will be around 27° degrees in the next 14 days with several days chance of light rain showers till heavy rain.

The weather forecast for Samoa is based on the weather conditions in the city of Apia.

Weather forecast this week

Thursday 2 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
29° 16.8 mm 85% 4 m/s 1
Friday 3 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
25°
29° 29.2 mm 90% 6 m/s 1
Saturday 4 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
26°
24°
29° 33.0 mm 90% 6 m/s 1
Sunday 5 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
25°
29° 3.4 mm 55% 4 m/s 1
Monday 6 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
29° 0.2 mm 20% 3 m/s 3
Tuesday 7 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
29° 1.5 mm 35% 5 m/s 3
Wednesday 8 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
29° 6.8 mm 70% 6 m/s 3

Weather forecast next week

Thursday 9 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
25°
29° 21.5 mm 90% 6 m/s 3
Friday 10 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 3
Saturday 11 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
29° 0 mm 0% 4 m/s 3
Sunday 12 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
26°
29° 0.1 mm 20% 7 m/s 3
Monday 13 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
28°
27°
29° 4.1 mm 60% 9 m/s 3
Tuesday 14 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
29° 3.3 mm 50% 9 m/s 3
Wednesday 15 Dec Water Precip Chance Wind UV
27°
27°
29° 3.8 mm 55% 7 m/s 3

Climate Samoa

Samoa has the tropical rainforest climate prevailing. It is usually (very) warm, humid and rainy all year round. The average annual temperature for Samoa is 28° degrees and there is about 964 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 78 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.

Climate table of Samoa

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Day temp. (°C) 29 29 29 29 28 28 27 27 27 28 28 28
Night temp. (°C) 28 28 28 28 28 27 27 27 27 27 28 28
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 128 123 66 72 85 59 58 52 36 83 86 116
Days with rain 19 18 20 22 21 19 20 20 18 21 18 18
Dry days 12 10 11 8 10 11 11 11 12 10 12 13
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sun hours per day 8 8 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Wind force (Bft) 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 3
UV-index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
Climate data from city: Apia

Samoa weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Samoa? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Samoa?

Samoa lies in a straight line about 3,315 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Apia).

How long is the flight to Samoa?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Samoa is approximately 4 h. 30 min.

What are the largest airports in Samoa?

These are the largest airports in Samoa:

  • Faleolo International Airport – Apia

How many inhabitants are there in Samoa?

Samoa has approximately 197,448 inhabitants.

How big is Samoa?

The area of Samoa is around 2,860 km². It is 94x smaller than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Samoa?

The capital of Samoa is Apia.

What is the currency of Samoa?

In Samoa the Samoan tala (WST) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 2 December 2021

  • 1 Samoan tala = 1.78 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.56 Samoan tala
  • 10 Samoan tala = 17.79 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 5.62 Samoan tala
  • 100 Samoan tala = 177.86 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 56.23 Samoan tala

What is the area code of Samoa?

The area code to call Samoa is +685.