Weather in Puerto Rico in May

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Visiting Puerto Rico in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 30.7cm (12.1inches) making it rainy with frequent strong showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Puerto Rico. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Rico with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Puerto Rico in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Puerto Rico in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Puerto Rico.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 30.7cm (12.1inches) making it rainy with frequent strong showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Puerto Rico in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Rico with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (82°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Puerto Rico?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Puerto Rico.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (86°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 30.7cm (12.1inches) making it rainy with frequent strong showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Puerto Rico. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (82°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Puerto Rico with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Puerto Rico warm in May?

Yes, Puerto Rico is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Puerto Rico in May is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Puerto Rico in May is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Puerto Rico in May?

The average day light hours per day in Puerto Rico in May are 13. The sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Puerto Rico in May

The average maximum temperature in Puerto Rico in May is 30°C (86°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Puerto Rico in May is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Puerto Rico in May is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (74°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Puerto Rico in May

During May the average day light hours are 13 per day in Puerto Rico. The sunshine percentage is 53.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Puerto Rico in May is typically 13.4 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 Puerto Rico in May

The average sea water temperature in Puerto Rico in May is 27.6°C (81.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Puerto Rico in May

The average total rainfall in Puerto Rico in May is 30.7cm (12.1inches) and on average there are 16 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Puerto Rico in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Puerto Rico in May is 24°C (75°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 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Puerto Rico in May is typically 90.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 88.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Puerto Rico in May is typically 78.1%. The average relative humidity is 74.7% in the previous month and 76% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Puerto Rico in May

The average maximum wind speed in Puerto Rico in May is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Puerto Rico in May is from the East.

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