• Fa'asamoa

    National Park of American Samoa

    American Samoa

Weather

Photo of a beach near Siu Point on Ta'u island.
Despite this serene beach view near Siu Point on Ta'u island, you should expect it to rain at anytime.
NPS / Michael Larson

Climate
Warm, humid and rainy year-round, but there is a long, wet summer season (October through May) and a slightly cooler and drier season (June through September).

Weather
American Samoa is in the South Pacific Ocean, between the Equator and the Tropic of Capricorn. A tropical climate prevails. Temperatures are warm or hot year-round (high 70's to low 90's F) with high humidity. Rain showers are frequent. Rain showers may last only for a few minutes, or last all day. The average annual rainfall in the drier portions of the island is 125 inches to as much as 300 inches in the highest mountains. Tropical storms are more prevalent during the rainy season (November to May).

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Did You Know?

The To’aga Archeological Site is adjacent to this portion of Ofu Beach

Within the park, near Ofu beach, the To’aga archeological site has evidence of more than 3,000 years of continuous human occupancy. Modern descendants still reside nearby at Ofu village.