Weather in Malta in May

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Visiting Malta in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76.9% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Malta. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Malta for prolonged periods of time.

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

Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Malta in May?

Yes, May is a great time for sunbathing in Malta.

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76.9% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 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 Malta in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Malta 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 Malta?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (75°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 76.9% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.6cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.4 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a great time for sunbathing in Malta. Sea temperatures are a chilly 19°C (65°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Malta for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Malta warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Malta in May is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malta in May is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 24°C (74°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Malta in May?

The average day light hours per day in Malta in May are 14.1. The sunshine percentage is 76.9% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Malta in May

The average maximum temperature in Malta in May is 24°C (75°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Malta in May is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 24°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Malta in May is 16°C (60°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Malta in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.1 per day in Malta. The sunshine percentage is 76.9% making it sunny and pleasant most of the time. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.8hrs making the days very long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Malta in May is typically 9.5 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 Malta in May

The average sea water temperature in Malta 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 Malta in May

The average total rainfall in Malta in May is 0.6cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 5.4 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malta in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malta in May is 16°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 14°C (56°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Malta in May is typically 90.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.4% in the previous month and 88.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Malta in May is typically 68.9%. The average relative humidity is 75.7% in the previous month and 64.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malta in May

The average maximum wind speed in Malta in May is typically 26KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 28KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Malta in May is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (8MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Malta in May is from the West-Northwest.

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