Weather in Queensland, Australia in May

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May is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Queensland. May is an excellent month for swimming in Queensland with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Queensland in the months of September, October, November, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Queensland in May

The average maximum temperature in Queensland in May is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Queensland in May is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 23° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Queensland in May is 17°. The minimum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

Sunshine in Queensland in May

The average day light hours per day in Queensland in May are 11 and there are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Queensland in May is typically 6.7 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Queensland in May

The average sea water temperature in Queensland in May is 25.1° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Queensland in May

The average total rainfall in Queensland in May is 45.8cm and on average there are 13 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Queensland in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Queensland in May is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 20° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Queensland in May is typically 91%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.7% in the previous month and 91.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Queensland in May is typically 73.2%. The average relative humidity is 75.7% in the previous month and 73.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Queensland in May

The average maximum wind speed in Queensland in May is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Queensland in May is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 17kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

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

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