Weather in Tenerife, Spain in May

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May is a warm time for sunbathing in Tenerife. May is a good month for swimming in Tenerife with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Tenerife in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Tenerife in May

The average maximum temperature in Tenerife in May is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average temperature in Tenerife in May is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 18° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Tenerife in May is 17°. The minimum temperature is 15° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Tenerife in May

The average day light hours per day in Tenerife in May are 13.5 and there are 9.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Tenerife in May is typically 11.6 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 Tenerife in May

The average sea water temperature in Tenerife in May is 20.6° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Wind Speed in Tenerife in May

The average maximum wind speed in Tenerife in May is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 29kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tenerife in May is typically 16kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Tenerife in May is from the South-Southeast.

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