American Samoa, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to American Samoa, United States of America? If you're planning to go to American Samoa, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to American Samoa, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in American Samoa, the best time to go is August. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for American Samoa, United States of America by month

January

If you are traveling to American Samoa in January, you will notice that it can be very hot and extremely rainy. Expect it to rain most days. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

February

In February, American Samoa is constantly hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for American Samoa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In February, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat

March

If you vacation in American Samoa during March, you are likely to find that it is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear

April

April here can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains most days.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts

May

Traveling to American Samoa in May, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts

June

If you visit American Samoa during June, you are likely to find that it is extremely warm and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

July

If you go to American Samoa in July, you will notice that it is hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat

August

In August, American Samoa is hot and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for American Samoa, with more than half of the days of the month having rain. In August, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses

September

If you go to American Samoa in September, you will notice that it is consistently hot and very rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear

October

October in American Samoa is consistently hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters.

During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to 80s F (low 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses

November

If you visit American Samoa during November, you are likely to find that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses

December

In December, American Samoa is consistently hot and extremely rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and once in a while jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

This is also a rainy time for American Samoa, with most of the days of the month having rain. In December, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for American Samoa, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in American Samoa, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A and B
  • A SIM card that works in American Samoa
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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