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Visiting Manhattan Beach, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Manhattan Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Manhattan Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Manhattan Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Manhattan Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Manhattan Beach in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Manhattan Beach for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Manhattan Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Manhattan Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.5cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Manhattan Beach. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Manhattan Beach for prolonged periods of time.

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Is Manhattan Beach warm in May?

Yes, Manhattan Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Manhattan Beach in May is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Manhattan Beach in May is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Manhattan Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Manhattan Beach in May are 13.9. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Manhattan Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Manhattan Beach in May is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Manhattan Beach in May is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Manhattan Beach in May is 15°C (58°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Manhattan Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.9 per day in Manhattan Beach. The sunshine percentage is 67% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.3hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Manhattan Beach in May is typically 10.9 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 Manhattan Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Manhattan Beach in May is 17.8°C (64.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Manhattan Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Manhattan Beach in May is 0.5cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 1.7 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Manhattan Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Manhattan Beach in May is 13°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Manhattan Beach in May is typically 84.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.9% in the previous month and 86.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Manhattan Beach in May is typically 70.8%. The average relative humidity is 67.5% in the previous month and 74.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Manhattan Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Manhattan Beach in May is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Manhattan Beach in May is typically 13KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Manhattan Beach in May is from the West-Southwest.

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