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Visiting Dukes County, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 8.6cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.5 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 Dukes County. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). May is too cold for swimming in Dukes County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Dukes County in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Dukes County.

May has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 8.6cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Dukes County in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Dukes County for any length of time, with the sea water at 12°C (53°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Dukes County?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Dukes County.

May has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (65°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 8.6cm (3.4inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 14.5 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 Dukes County. Sea temperatures are a cold 12°C (53°F). May is too cold for swimming in Dukes County for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Dukes County warm in May?

Yes, Dukes County is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Dukes County in May is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (56°) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dukes County in May is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Dukes County in May?

The average day light hours per day in Dukes County in May are 14.5. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Dukes County in May

The average maximum temperature in Dukes County in May is 19°C (65°F). The average maximum temperature is 14°C (56°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Dukes County in May is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 8°C (46°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Dukes County in May is 9°C (47°F). The minimum temperature is 3°C (38°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Dukes County in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.5 per day in Dukes County. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Dukes County in May is typically 8.5 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 Dukes County in May

The average sea water temperature in Dukes County in May is 11.5°C (52.7°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Dukes County in May

The average total rainfall in Dukes County in May is 8.6cm (3.4inches) and on average there are 14.5 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Dukes County in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Dukes County in May is 11°C (52°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Dukes County in May is typically 93.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.9% in the previous month and 94.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Dukes County in May is typically 77.3%. The average relative humidity is 71.1% in the previous month and 81% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Dukes County in May

The average maximum wind speed in Dukes County in May is typically 28KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 31KM/H (19MPH) in the previous month and 25KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Dukes County in May is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 17KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 13KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

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

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