Weather in New Caledonia in May

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

Temperature in New Caledonia in May

The average maximum temperature in New Caledonia in May is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in New Caledonia in May is 22°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in New Caledonia in May is 19°. The minimum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in New Caledonia in May

The average day light hours per day in New Caledonia in May are 11.1 and there are 4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in New Caledonia in May is typically 7.1 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 New Caledonia in May

The average sea water temperature in New Caledonia in May is 25.4° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in New Caledonia in May

The average total rainfall in New Caledonia in May is 6.4cm and on average there are 17.5 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in New Caledonia in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in New Caledonia in May is 19° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 22° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in New Caledonia in May is typically 86.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.4% in the previous month and 85.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in New Caledonia in May is typically 73.1%. The average relative humidity is 75.6% in the previous month and 72.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in New Caledonia in May

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

The average wind speed in New Caledonia in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in New Caledonia in May is from the North.

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