Weather in Cote d'Azur, France in May

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May is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Cote d'Azur. May is too cold for swimming in Cote d'Azur for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Cote d'Azur in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Cote d'Azur in May

The average maximum temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 22°. The average maximum temperature is 19° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 13°. The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cote d'Azur in May

The average day light hours per day in Cote d'Azur in May are 14.7 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 Cote d'Azur in May is typically 8.1 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 Cote d'Azur in May

The average sea water temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 15.9° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Cote d'Azur in May

The average total rainfall in Cote d'Azur in May is 1.2cm and on average there are 9.3 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cote d'Azur in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cote d'Azur in May is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 84.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.2% in the previous month and 83.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 66.5%. The average relative humidity is 68.3% in the previous month and 66.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cote d'Azur in May

The average maximum wind speed in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 26kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cote d'Azur in May is from the South East.

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