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Visiting Tarragona, Spain in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.6hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 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 Tarragona. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in Tarragona for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Tarragona 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 Tarragona in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.6hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 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 Tarragona in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Tarragona 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 Tarragona?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.6hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.5 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 Tarragona. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in Tarragona for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Tarragona warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Tarragona in May is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Tarragona in May is 18°C (64°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 Tarragona in May?

The average day light hours per day in Tarragona in May are 14.5. The sunshine percentage is 66.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.6hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Tarragona in May

The average maximum temperature in Tarragona in May is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (67°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Tarragona in May is 18°C (64°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 Tarragona in May is 13°C (56°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Tarragona in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.5 per day in Tarragona. The sunshine percentage is 66.5% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.6hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Tarragona in May is typically 8.6 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 Tarragona in May

The average sea water temperature in Tarragona in May is 16.2°C (61.2°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Tarragona in May

The average total rainfall in Tarragona in May is 0.1cm (0.0inches) and on average there are 7.5 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Tarragona in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Tarragona in May is 14°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Tarragona in May is typically 85.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.6% in the previous month and 84.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Tarragona in May is typically 62.5%. The average relative humidity is 64.2% in the previous month and 61.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Tarragona in May

The average maximum wind speed in Tarragona in May is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tarragona in May is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Tarragona in May is from the South.

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