Weather in Sicily, Italy in May

So you're interested in going to Sicily, Italy in May

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

Temperature in Sicily in May

The average maximum temperature in Sicily in May is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Sicily in May is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sicily in May is 15°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

Sunshine in Sicily in May

The average day light hours per day in Sicily in May are 14.2 and there are 9.1 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Sicily in May is typically 9.2 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 Sicily in May

The average sea water temperature in Sicily in May is 17.9° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Sicily in May

The average total rainfall in Sicily in May is 0.5cm and on average there are 5.6 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sicily in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sicily in May is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sicily in May is typically 82.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.4% in the previous month and 77.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sicily in May is typically 64.8%. The average relative humidity is 67.5% in the previous month and 61.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sicily in May

The average maximum wind speed in Sicily in May is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sicily in May is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Sicily in May is from the North.

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