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Visiting Corfu, Greece in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Corfu. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Corfu for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Corfu in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Corfu.

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Corfu in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Corfu for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 19°C (65°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Corfu?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Corfu.

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 59.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Corfu. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Corfu for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Corfu warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Corfu in May is 24°C (76°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Corfu in May is 19°C (66°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Corfu in May?

The average day light hours per day in Corfu in May are 14.4. The sunshine percentage is 59.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Corfu in May

The average maximum temperature in Corfu in May is 24°C (76°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Corfu in May is 19°C (66°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Corfu in May is 14°C (58°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Corfu in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.4 per day in Corfu. The sunshine percentage is 59.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Corfu in May is typically 9.1 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 Corfu in May

The average sea water temperature in Corfu in May is 18.5°C (65.3°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Corfu in May

The average total rainfall in Corfu in May is 0.7cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 7.9 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Corfu in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Corfu in May is 17°C (62°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Corfu in May is typically 92.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 89.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Corfu in May is typically 71.8%. The average relative humidity is 74.2% in the previous month and 67.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Corfu in May

The average maximum wind speed in Corfu in May is typically 20KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Corfu in May is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Corfu in May is from the South-Southwest.

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