Weather in Brisbane, Australia in May

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May is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Brisbane. May is a good month for swimming in Brisbane with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Brisbane in the months of January, February, October, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Brisbane in May

The average maximum temperature in Brisbane in May is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Brisbane in May is 18°. The average temperature ranges is 21° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Brisbane in May is 13°. The minimum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in Brisbane in May

The average day light hours per day in Brisbane in May are 10.8 and there are 2.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Brisbane in May is typically 5.3 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Brisbane in May

The average sea water temperature in Brisbane in May is 23.5° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Brisbane in May

The average total rainfall in Brisbane in May is 12.2cm and on average there are 11.4 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Brisbane in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Brisbane in May is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 18° in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Brisbane in May is typically 93.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.4% in the previous month and 93% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Brisbane in May is typically 72%. The average relative humidity is 74.4% in the previous month and 72.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Brisbane in May

The average maximum wind speed in Brisbane in May is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

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

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

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