Samoa weather

Read our complete guide to the weather in Samoa.

Below are the temperatures expected today at popular destinations in Samoa. Select a destination to compare today's forecast with average weather conditions.

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The weather guide for Samoa (Apia) shows long term weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia) & today's weather forecast provided by meteoblue. Find out more about our data sources.

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Samoa weather overview

Be prepared for heavy rain between November and April (summer), but even in the midst of the rainy season there are many sunny days. The high rainfall makes Samoa, with its spectacular waterfalls and lush vegetation, one of the most picturesque places on earth - even the mountains are densely covered in rainforest. Beware of hurricanes from December to March.

What to pack for Samoa weather

Pack light clothes and a cover-up for the evenings which can be a bit chilly. Take rainwear, especially between November and April.

Which is the hottest month in Samoa?

The hottest time of year in Apia, Samoa is normally March. Expect maximum daytime temperatures to reach 30°C with very high heat and humidity.

Which month has the most rain in Samoa?

In terms of rainfall, January is usually the wettest month in Apia, Samoa with 419mm on average. There are normally 18 days in January with some rain.

When is it sunniest in Samoa?

The sunniest time of year in Apia, Samoa is normally July with bright sunshine on average for 69% of daylight hours; that's 8 hours of sunshine per day.

When is the sea warmest in Samoa?

The sea is usually at its warmest in Apia, Samoa in March when the water temperature reaches 29°C.

What is the time difference between Samoa and the UK?

The time difference between Samoa and the UK is GMT+13 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Samoa?

The main languages spoken in Samoa are Samoan and English.

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What is the currency in Samoa?

The currency in Samoa is the Samoan Tala (WST).

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Which plugs are used in Samoa?

Samoa uses electrical plug type I (230 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Samoa?

They drive on the left side of the road in Samoa.

Compare Samoa weather with the USA

Below the Samoa weather chart shows average maximum daytime temperature for Samoa (Apia) and the USA (Washington).

Maximum daytime temperature (°C)

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