The best times to visit American Samoa for ideal weather are

July 23rd to September 9th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.

 

 


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Weather in American Samoa

Temperature

Average temperatures in American Samoa vary barely at all. Considering humidity, temperatures feel hot all year with a chance of rain throughout most of the year. The area is far less temperate than some — in the 4th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit American Samoa, the hottest months are March, February, and then April. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally early to mid March where highs are regularly around 88.2°F (31.2°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 79.2°F (26.2°C) at night.

American Samoa Temperatures (Fahrenheit)

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American Samoa Temperatures (Celsius)

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“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

American Samoa Perceived Temperature (F)

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American Samoa Perceived Temperature (C)

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Average American Samoa Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 87.1 82 77.6
Feb 87.4 82.3 77.9
Mar 87.8 82.7 78.2
Apr 87.2 82.3 77.8
May 85.9 81.6 77.6
Jun 84.4 81 77.5
Jul 83.7 80.4 77.1
Aug 83.6 79.9 76.4
Sep 84.6 80.4 76.6
Oct 85.4 80.9 77.2
Nov 86.1 81.5 77.4
Dec 86.4 81.9 77.7

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 30.6 27.8 25.3
Feb 30.8 27.9 25.5
Mar 31 28.2 25.7
Apr 30.7 27.9 25.4
May 29.9 27.6 25.3
Jun 29.1 27.2 25.3
Jul 28.7 26.9 25.1
Aug 28.7 26.6 24.7
Sep 29.2 26.9 24.8
Oct 29.7 27.2 25.1
Nov 30.1 27.5 25.2
Dec 30.2 27.7 25.4

 


 

Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in American Samoa are August, September, and then July. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid July. For example, on the week of July 16th there is 1 day of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in early December with an average of 2 days of significant precipitation the week of December 3rd.

When can you find snow in American Samoa? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in American Samoa.

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Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in American Samoa (in).

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Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 33% 0 10
Feb 26% 0 6
Mar 24% 0 4.9
Apr 23% 0 5.1
May 27% 0 6.4
Jun 21% 0 4
Jul 19% 0 3.3
Aug 14% 0 3.6
Sep 17% 0 3.3
Oct 19% 0 4.4
Nov 25% 0 7.1
Dec 30% 0 8.3

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 33 0 25.4
Feb 26 0 15.2
Mar 24 0 12.4
Apr 23 0 13
May 27 0 16.3
Jun 21 0 10.2
Jul 19 0 8.4
Aug 14 0 9.1
Sep 17 0 8.4
Oct 19 0 11.2
Nov 25 0 18
Dec 30 0 21.1

 

Humidity and Wind

American Samoa has some very humid months, and high humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is March (75.8% relative humidity), and the most humid month is November (78.9%).

Wind in American Samoa is usually moderate. The windiest month is July, followed by August and June. July’s average wind speed of around 10 knots (11.5 MPH or 18.5 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in late July where average top sustained speeds reach 17.3 knots, which is considered a fresh breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in American Samoa.

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Wind

The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

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Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 6.1 Light breeze 12.2 Significant breeze
Feb 5.8 Light breeze 11.7 Significant breeze
Mar 5.5 Light breeze 11.6 Significant breeze
Apr 5.7 Light breeze 11.5 Significant breeze
May 7 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze
Jun 9.6 Gentle breeze 15.4 Significant breeze
Jul 10 Gentle breeze 15.5 Significant breeze
Aug 9.9 Gentle breeze 15.3 Significant breeze
Sep 9.4 Gentle breeze 14.9 Significant breeze
Oct 7.9 Gentle breeze 13.8 Significant breeze
Nov 6.5 Light breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Dec 7 Gentle breeze 13 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 77.1%
Feb 76.7%
Mar 75.8%
Apr 76.3%
May 78.5%
Jun 78.1%
Jul 77.1%
Aug 76.1%
Sep 77%
Oct 78.6%
Nov 78.9%
Dec 77.3%

 

Is it Safe to Travel to American Samoa?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for American Samoa; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


 

The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in American Samoa is July, followed by June and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit American Samoa in March. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month

 

Most Popular Months to Visit

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Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 13.3 in March means 13.3% of the tourists vs. July.

 

 

Overall American Samoa Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 88.2°F (31.2°C) and 85.2°F (29.6°C) with similar temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 7 to 8 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see the least precipitation with 4 to 6 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in American Samoa, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 86.4°F (30.2°C) and 83.8°F (28.8°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 5 to 8 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in American Samoa to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 87.9°F (31.1°C) and 85.6°F (29.8°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are the second busiest with tourists.

 

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