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Visiting Sunset Beach Park, English Bay, Canada in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.8cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Sunset Beach Park. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Sunset Beach Park with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Sunset Beach Park in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

May marks the beginning of beach season, with warmer weather and more sunshine. Swimming and sunbathing become more enjoyable, although the water may still be chilly for some. Water sports like snorkeling and diving may begin to pick up, but the water temperature may still deter some from fully engaging in these activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Sunset Beach Park in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Sunset Beach Park.

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.8cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12 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 Sunset Beach Park in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Sunset Beach Park with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (77°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Sunset Beach Park?

Yes, May is a slightly cool time for a holiday in Sunset Beach Park.

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (63°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.8cm (3.9inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 12 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Sunset Beach Park. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Sunset Beach Park with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sunset Beach Park warm in May?

No, Sunset Beach Park is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May is 14°C (57°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Sunset Beach Park in May?

The average day light hours per day in Sunset Beach Park in May are 15.3. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Sunset Beach Park in May

May is a moderately busy month at Sunset Beach Park, as the weather is warmer and sunnier. The Victoria Day long weekend may see an increase in visitors, but overall, the beach is not overly crowded during this month.

Temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May

The average maximum temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May is 17°C (63°F). The average maximum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May is 14°C (57°F). The average temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May is 10°C (51°F). The minimum temperature is 7°C (44°F) in the previous month and 13°C (55°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sunset Beach Park in May

During May the average day light hours are 15.3 per day in Sunset Beach Park. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Sunset Beach Park in May is typically 7.6 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 Sunset Beach Park in May

The average sea water temperature in Sunset Beach Park in May is 25.2°C (77.4°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Sunset Beach Park in May

The average total rainfall in Sunset Beach Park in May is 9.8cm (3.9inches) and on average there are 12 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sunset Beach Park in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sunset Beach Park in May is 10°C (49°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sunset Beach Park in May is typically 79.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 76% in the previous month and 83% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sunset Beach Park in May is typically 64.8%. The average relative humidity is 62.5% in the previous month and 68.1% in the next month.

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