Weather in Bahamas in May

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Visiting Bahamas in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 16.5cm (6.5inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Bahamas. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Bahamas with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Bahamas in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Bahamas in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Bahamas.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 16.5cm (6.5inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Bahamas in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Bahamas with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (78°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Bahamas?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Bahamas.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 62.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 16.5cm (6.5inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Bahamas. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Bahamas with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Bahamas warm in May?

Yes, Bahamas is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Bahamas in May is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bahamas in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Bahamas in May?

The average day light hours per day in Bahamas in May are 13.4. The sunshine percentage is 62.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Bahamas in May

The average maximum temperature in Bahamas in May is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Bahamas in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Bahamas in May is 23°C (73°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Bahamas in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.4 per day in Bahamas. The sunshine percentage is 62.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Bahamas in May is typically 12.3 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. For those with sensitive skin stay in the shade and wear protective clothing, a wide-brimmed hat, and UV-blocking sunglasses. Generously apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours, even on cloudy days. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Bahamas in May

The average sea water temperature in Bahamas in May is 25.6°C (78.1°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Bahamas in May

The average total rainfall in Bahamas in May is 16.5cm (6.5inches) and on average there are 13.7 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Bahamas in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Bahamas in May is 23°C (73°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Bahamas in May is typically 89.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.7% in the previous month and 90.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Bahamas in May is typically 72.2%. The average relative humidity is 69% in the previous month and 74.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Bahamas in May

The average maximum wind speed in Bahamas in May is typically 25KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Bahamas in May is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Bahamas in May is from the East.

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