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Visiting Chile in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 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 not a good time for sunbathing in Chile. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). May is too cold for swimming in Chile for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Chile in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Chile in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 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.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Chile in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Chile for any length of time, with the sea water at 15°C (59°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Chile?

Probably not, May is not a good time for a holiday in Chile.

May has average maximum temperatures of 17°C (62°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.3cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 2.2 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 not a good time for sunbathing in Chile. Sea temperatures are a cold 15°C (59°F). May is too cold for swimming in Chile for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Chile warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Chile in May is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Chile in May is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Chile in May?

The average day light hours per day in Chile in May are 10.6. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Chile in May

The average maximum temperature in Chile in May is 17°C (62°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (65°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Chile in May is 13°C (56°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 12°C (53°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Chile in May is 10°C (50°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 8°C (47°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Chile in May

During May the average day light hours are 10.6 per day in Chile. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 4.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Chile in May is typically 6 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 Chile in May

The average sea water temperature in Chile in May is 14.9°C (58.8°F) which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Chile in May

The average total rainfall in Chile in May is 0.3cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 2.2 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Chile in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Chile in May is 11°C (52°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Chile in May is typically 92.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.3% in the previous month and 93.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Chile in May is typically 78.3%. The average relative humidity is 75% in the previous month and 80.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Chile in May

The average maximum wind speed in Chile in May is typically 18KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Chile in May is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

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

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