Weather in Malindi, Kenya in May

So you're interested in going to Malindi, Kenya in May

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

Temperature in Malindi in May

The average maximum temperature in Malindi in May is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Malindi in May is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Malindi in May is 24°. The minimum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Malindi in May

The average day light hours per day in Malindi in May are 11.9 and there are 9.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Malindi in May is typically 11.6 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 Malindi in May

The average sea water temperature in Malindi in May is 27.7° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Malindi in May

The average total rainfall in Malindi in May is 50.4cm and on average there are 12.8 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Malindi in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Malindi in May is 24° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Malindi in May is typically 91.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.1% in the previous month and 89.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Malindi in May is typically 80.2%. The average relative humidity is 78.1% in the previous month and 79% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Malindi in May

The average maximum wind speed in Malindi in May is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Malindi in May is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Malindi in May is from the South-Southwest.

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