Weather in Sunshine Coast, Australia in May

So you're interested in going to Sunshine Coast, Australia in May

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

Temperature in Sunshine Coast in May

The average maximum temperature in Sunshine Coast in May is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Sunshine Coast in May

The average day light hours per day in Sunshine Coast in May are 10.7 and there are 3.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Sunshine Coast in May is typically 5.1 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 Sunshine Coast in May

The average sea water temperature in Sunshine Coast in May is 23.3° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Sunshine Coast in May

The average total rainfall in Sunshine Coast in May is 71cm and on average there are 11.9 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sunshine Coast in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sunshine Coast 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 Sunshine Coast in May is typically 91.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.2% in the previous month and 92.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sunshine Coast in May is typically 72.4%. The average relative humidity is 74.1% in the previous month and 73.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sunshine Coast in May

The average maximum wind speed in Sunshine Coast in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sunshine Coast 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 Sunshine Coast in May is from the South-Southwest.

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