Weather in Gibraltar in May

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May is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Gibraltar. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Gibraltar for any length of time. Consider visiting Gibraltar in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Gibraltar in May

The average maximum temperature in Gibraltar in May is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Gibraltar in May is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 22° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Gibraltar in May is 16°. The minimum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Gibraltar in May

The average day light hours per day in Gibraltar in May are 14.1 and there are 9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Gibraltar in May is typically 9.7 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 Gibraltar in May

The average sea water temperature in Gibraltar in May is 17.4° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Gibraltar in May

The average total rainfall in Gibraltar in May is 1.4cm and on average there are 5.8 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Gibraltar in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Gibraltar in May is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Gibraltar in May is typically 86.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.2% in the previous month and 88.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Gibraltar in May is typically 69.7%. The average relative humidity is 72.5% in the previous month and 71.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Gibraltar in May

The average maximum wind speed in Gibraltar in May is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Gibraltar in May is typically 18kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Gibraltar in May is from the South.

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