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Visiting Hvar Island, Croatia in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Hvar Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in Hvar Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Hvar Island in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Hvar Island.

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 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 Hvar Island in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Hvar Island for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Hvar Island?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Hvar Island.

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 4cm (1.6inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 11.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Hvar Island. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in Hvar Island for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Hvar Island warm in May?

Yes, Hvar Island is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Hvar Island in May is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Hvar Island in May is 18°C (65°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Hvar Island in May?

The average day light hours per day in Hvar Island in May are 14.7. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Hvar Island in May

The average maximum temperature in Hvar Island in May is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Hvar Island in May is 18°C (65°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Hvar Island in May is 14°C (57°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Hvar Island in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.7 per day in Hvar Island. The sunshine percentage is 59% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Hvar Island in May is typically 8.4 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 Hvar Island in May

The average sea water temperature in Hvar Island in May is 16.1°C (61.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Hvar Island in May

The average total rainfall in Hvar Island in May is 4cm (1.6inches) and on average there are 11.5 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Hvar Island in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Hvar Island in May is 14°C (58°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11°C (53°F) in the previous month and 18°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Hvar Island in May is typically 72.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 73.5% in the previous month and 67.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Hvar Island in May is typically 54.5%. The average relative humidity is 54.8% in the previous month and 50.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Hvar Island in May

The average maximum wind speed in Hvar Island in May is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Hvar Island in May is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Hvar Island in May is from the North.

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