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Visiting Taiwan in May

May is one of the best months to visit Taiwan 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 48.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 6.3cm (2.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Taiwan with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Taiwan in one of the other best months of April, October, November, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Taiwan in May?

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

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 48.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 6.3cm (2.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Taiwan in May?

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

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Is May a good time to holiday in Taiwan?

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

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 48.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 6.3cm (2.5inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Taiwan with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Taiwan warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Taiwan in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Taiwan in May is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Taiwan in May?

The average day light hours per day in Taiwan in May are 13.3. The sunshine percentage is 48.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Taiwan in May

The average maximum temperature in Taiwan in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Taiwan in May is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Taiwan in May is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Taiwan in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.3 per day in Taiwan. The sunshine percentage is 48.3% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Taiwan in May is typically 13 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 Taiwan in May

The average sea water temperature in Taiwan in May is 26.8°C (80.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Taiwan in May

The average total rainfall in Taiwan in May is 6.3cm (2.5inches) and on average there are 13.4 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Taiwan in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Taiwan 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 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Taiwan in May is typically 89%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.6% in the previous month and 90.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Taiwan in May is typically 74.8%. The average relative humidity is 73.1% in the previous month and 77.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Taiwan in May

The average maximum wind speed in Taiwan in May is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Taiwan in May is from the South West.

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