Weather in Biarritz, France in May

So you're interested in going to Biarritz, France in May

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

Temperature in Biarritz in May

The average maximum temperature in Biarritz in May is 19°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Biarritz in May is 15°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Biarritz in May

The average day light hours per day in Biarritz in May are 14.7 and there are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Biarritz in May is typically 8.3 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 Biarritz in May

The average sea water temperature in Biarritz in May is 17.5° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Biarritz in May

The average total rainfall in Biarritz in May is 0.8cm and on average there are 15.8 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Biarritz in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Biarritz in May is 13° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Biarritz in May is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 94.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Biarritz in May is typically 78.7%. The average relative humidity is 78.4% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Biarritz in May

The average maximum wind speed in Biarritz in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Biarritz in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Biarritz in May is from the West-Northwest.