Weather in El Salvador in May

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May is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in El Salvador. May is an excellent month for swimming in El Salvador with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting El Salvador in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in El Salvador in May

The average maximum temperature in El Salvador in May is 34°. The average maximum temperature is 34° in the previous month and 33° in the next month.

The average temperature in El Salvador in May is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 30° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in El Salvador in May is 24°. The minimum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

Sunshine in El Salvador in May

The average day light hours per day in El Salvador in May are 12.8 and there are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in El Salvador in May is typically 14.1 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. 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 El Salvador in May

The average sea water temperature in El Salvador in May is 28.5° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in El Salvador in May

The average total rainfall in El Salvador in May is 7.2cm and on average there are 12 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in El Salvador in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in El Salvador in May is 24° which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in El Salvador in May is typically 92%. The maximum relative humidity is 82.2% in the previous month and 95.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in El Salvador in May is typically 69.9%. The average relative humidity is 60.6% in the previous month and 76.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in El Salvador in May

The average maximum wind speed in El Salvador in May is typically 17kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in El Salvador in May is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 8kmh in the previous month and 5kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in El Salvador in May is from the South.

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