Weather in Tamil Nadu, India in May

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

Temperature in Tamil Nadu in May

The average maximum temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 38°. The average maximum temperature is 38° in the previous month and 37° in the next month.

The average temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 32°. The average temperature ranges is 32° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 27°. The minimum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

Sunshine in Tamil Nadu in May

The average day light hours per day in Tamil Nadu in May are 12.5 and there are 7.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 13.5 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 Tamil Nadu in May

The average sea water temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 29.5° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Tamil Nadu in May

The average total rainfall in Tamil Nadu in May is 1.9cm and on average there are 5.4 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Tamil Nadu in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Tamil Nadu in May is 25° 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 25° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 82.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.2% in the previous month and 76.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 60.2%. The average relative humidity is 61.4% in the previous month and 56.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Tamil Nadu in May

The average maximum wind speed in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 33kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 8kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Tamil Nadu in May is from the West.

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