Weather in Osoyoos Lake, Okanagan, Canada in May

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Visiting Osoyoos Lake, Okanagan, Canada in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4.4cm (1.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Osoyoos Lake. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). May is too cold for swimming in Osoyoos Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Osoyoos Lake in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

May marks the beginning of the beach season at Osoyoos Lake, with warmer weather and more sunshine. Swimming may still be a bit chilly, but sunbathing and picnicking on the beach become popular activities. Water sports such as kayaking and paddleboarding can be enjoyed during this month. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Osoyoos Lake in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Osoyoos Lake.

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4.4cm (1.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Osoyoos Lake in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Osoyoos Lake for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (48°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Osoyoos Lake?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Osoyoos Lake.

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4.4cm (1.7inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Osoyoos Lake. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (48°F). May is too cold for swimming in Osoyoos Lake for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Osoyoos Lake warm in May?

Yes, Osoyoos Lake is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (62°) in the previous month and 25°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May is 15°C (59°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Osoyoos Lake in May?

The average day light hours per day in Osoyoos Lake in May are 15.3. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Osoyoos Lake in May

May marks the beginning of the busy season at Osoyoos Lake, with the Victoria Day long weekend often attracting visitors to the beach. The weather is becoming warmer and more suitable for swimming and sunbathing, and the beach starts to get moderately crowded during this month.

Temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May

The average maximum temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 25°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May is 15°C (59°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May is 8°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Osoyoos Lake in May

During May the average day light hours are 15.3 per day in Osoyoos Lake. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Osoyoos Lake in May is typically 8.1 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 Osoyoos Lake in May

The average sea water temperature in Osoyoos Lake in May is 9°C (48.2°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Osoyoos Lake in May

The average total rainfall in Osoyoos Lake in May is 4.4cm (1.7inches) and on average there are 13.5 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Osoyoos Lake in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Osoyoos Lake in May is 8°C (46°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Osoyoos Lake in May is typically 81.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 78.9% in the previous month and 81.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Osoyoos Lake in May is typically 52.7%. The average relative humidity is 52.1% in the previous month and 54.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Osoyoos Lake in May

The average maximum wind speed in Osoyoos Lake in May is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Osoyoos Lake in May is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Osoyoos Lake in May is from the East-Northeast.

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