Weather in Sakalava Bay, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar in May

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Visiting Sakalava Bay, Antsiranana Province, Madagascar in May

May is one of the best months to visit Sakalava Bay for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Sakalava Bay with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Sakalava Bay in one of the other best months of August, September, October, for the best beach weather.

May has pleasant weather with less humidity and rainfall. This is a great month for swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving. Surfing conditions can be good, and windsurfing and kitesurfing are still popular due to strong winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Sakalava Bay in May?

Yes, May is a great time for sunbathing in Sakalava Bay.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Sakalava Bay in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Sakalava Bay with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Sakalava Bay?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in Sakalava Bay.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 5.1cm (2.0inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 8.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Sakalava Bay with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sakalava Bay warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Sakalava Bay in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sakalava Bay in May is 26°C (79°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Sakalava Bay in May?

The average day light hours per day in Sakalava Bay in May are 11.6. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Sakalava Bay in May

May is considered the low season for tourism in Madagascar, and Sakalava Bay experiences a significant drop in visitors. The beach is not very crowded during this month, making it a more peaceful and relaxing destination. There are no public holidays or special events in May that have a major impact on the beach's crowdedness.

Temperature in Sakalava Bay in May

The average maximum temperature in Sakalava Bay in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 29°C (85°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sakalava Bay in May is 26°C (79°F). The average temperature is 27°C (80°F) in the previous month and 24°C (76°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sakalava Bay in May is 22°C (71°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 20°C (68°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sakalava Bay in May

During May the average day light hours are 11.6 per day in Sakalava Bay. The sunshine percentage is 78% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Sakalava Bay in May is typically 9.8 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Sakalava Bay in May

The average sea water temperature in Sakalava Bay in May is 26.6°C (79.9°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Sakalava Bay in May

The average total rainfall in Sakalava Bay in May is 5.1cm (2.0inches) and on average there are 8.9 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sakalava Bay in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sakalava Bay 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 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sakalava Bay in May is typically 85%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.2% in the previous month and 81.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sakalava Bay in May is typically 67.7%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 62.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sakalava Bay in May

The average maximum wind speed in Sakalava Bay in May is typically 36KM/H (22MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 35KM/H (21MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sakalava Bay in May is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sakalava Bay in May is from the East-Southeast.

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