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Visiting Italian Riviera, Italy in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58.9% 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 2.6cm (1.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.5 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 Italian Riviera. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Italian Riviera for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Italian Riviera in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Italian Riviera.

May has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58.9% 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 2.6cm (1.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.5 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 Italian Riviera in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Italian Riviera for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 17°C (63°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Italian Riviera?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Italian Riviera.

May has average maximum temperatures of 21°C (70°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 58.9% 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 2.6cm (1.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.5 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 Italian Riviera. Sea temperatures are a chilly 17°C (63°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Italian Riviera for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Italian Riviera warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Italian Riviera in May is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Italian Riviera in May is 18°C (65°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Italian Riviera in May?

The average day light hours per day in Italian Riviera in May are 14.8. The sunshine percentage is 58.9% 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 Italian Riviera in May

The average maximum temperature in Italian Riviera in May is 21°C (70°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Italian Riviera in May is 18°C (65°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 22°C (71°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Italian Riviera in May is 15°C (59°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Italian Riviera in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.8 per day in Italian Riviera. The sunshine percentage is 58.9% 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 Italian Riviera in May is typically 8.1 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 Italian Riviera in May

The average sea water temperature in Italian Riviera in May is 17.2°C (63.0°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Italian Riviera in May

The average total rainfall in Italian Riviera in May is 2.6cm (1.0inches) and on average there are 8.5 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Italian Riviera in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Italian Riviera in May is 15°C (58°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11°C (53°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Italian Riviera in May is typically 83%. The maximum relative humidity is 83.2% in the previous month and 84.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Italian Riviera in May is typically 65.5%. The average relative humidity is 65.7% in the previous month and 67.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Italian Riviera in May

The average maximum wind speed in Italian Riviera in May is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Italian Riviera in May is typically 12KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Italian Riviera in May is from the East-Southeast.

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