Weather in Western Australia, Australia in May

So you're interested in going to Western Australia, Australia in May

May is a slightly cold and dry time for sunbathing in Western Australia. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Western Australia for any length of time. Consider visiting Western Australia in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Western Australia in May

The average maximum temperature in Western Australia in May is 18°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average temperature in Western Australia in May is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Western Australia in May is 10°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in Western Australia in May

The average day light hours per day in Western Australia in May are 10.5 and there are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Western Australia in May is typically 4.4 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Western Australia in May

The average sea water temperature in Western Australia in May is 19.2° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Western Australia in May

The average total rainfall in Western Australia in May is 6.3cm and on average there are 7.4 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Western Australia in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Western Australia in May is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Western Australia in May is typically 72.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 71% in the previous month and 71% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Western Australia in May is typically 56.5%. The average relative humidity is 52.7% in the previous month and 54.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Western Australia in May

The average maximum wind speed in Western Australia in May is typically 21kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Western Australia in May is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Western Australia in May is from the South.

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