Weather in Rhodes, Greece in May

So you're interested in going to Rhodes, Greece in May

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

Temperature in Rhodes in May

The average maximum temperature in Rhodes in May is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 21° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Rhodes in May is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rhodes in May is 16°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Rhodes in May

The average day light hours per day in Rhodes in May are 14.1 and there are 11.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Rhodes 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 Rhodes in May

The average sea water temperature in Rhodes in May is 18.5° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Rhodes in May

The average total rainfall in Rhodes in May is 1.3cm and on average there are 4.2 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rhodes in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rhodes in May is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Rhodes in May is typically 90%. The maximum relative humidity is 90% in the previous month and 84.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rhodes in May is typically 71.5%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 64.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rhodes in May

The average maximum wind speed in Rhodes in May is typically 26kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

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

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