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Visiting Fistral Beach, Newquay, United Kingdom in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Fistral Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). May is too cold for swimming in Fistral Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

In May, the weather continues to improve, with more sunshine and warmer days. Swimming and sunbathing become more feasible, but the water is still cold. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing remain popular activities during this month, with the added benefit of longer daylight hours. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Fistral Beach in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

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Can you swim in Fistral Beach in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Fistral Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 11°C (52°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is May a good time to holiday in Fistral Beach?

No, May is not a good time for a holiday in Fistral Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 14°C (57°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 15.5 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Fistral Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 11°C (52°F). May is too cold for swimming in Fistral Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Fistral Beach warm in May?

No, Fistral Beach is a little too chilly for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in Fistral Beach in May is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Fistral Beach in May is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Fistral Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Fistral Beach in May are 15.5. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Fistral Beach in May

In May, the weather is warmer, and the beach starts to become busier. The two bank holidays in May can result in more visitors, especially if the weather is favorable. However, the crowd levels are still moderate compared to the peak summer months.

Temperature in Fistral Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Fistral Beach in May is 14°C (57°F). The average maximum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Fistral Beach in May is 11°C (52°F). The average temperature is 9°C (48°F) in the previous month and 14°C (57°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Fistral Beach in May is 9°C (48°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (43°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Fistral Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 15.5 per day in Fistral Beach. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.1 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Fistral Beach in May is typically 6.8 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Fistral Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Fistral Beach in May is 11.3°C (52.3°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Fistral Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Fistral Beach in May is 0.8cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Fistral Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Fistral Beach in May is 11°C (51°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 9°C (47°F) in the previous month and 13°C (13°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Fistral Beach in May is typically 96.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.1% in the previous month and 96.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Fistral Beach in May is typically 84.3%. The average relative humidity is 83.8% in the previous month and 83.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Fistral Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Fistral Beach in May is typically 28KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 29KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Fistral Beach in May is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Fistral Beach in May is from the North West.

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