Weather in Antigua and Barbuda in May

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May is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Antigua and Barbuda. May is an excellent month for swimming in Antigua and Barbuda with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Antigua and Barbuda in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in May

The average maximum temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in May is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in May is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in May is 25°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

Sunshine in Antigua and Barbuda in May

The average day light hours per day in Antigua and Barbuda in May are 12.9 and there are 7.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Antigua and Barbuda in May is typically 13.5 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 Antigua and Barbuda in May

The average sea water temperature in Antigua and Barbuda in May is 26.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Antigua and Barbuda in May

The average total rainfall in Antigua and Barbuda in May is 3.5cm and on average there are 17 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Antigua and Barbuda in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Antigua and Barbuda in May is 24° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 22° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Antigua and Barbuda in May is typically 87.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 85% in the previous month and 85.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Antigua and Barbuda in May is typically 76.4%. The average relative humidity is 73% in the previous month and 75.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Antigua and Barbuda in May

The average maximum wind speed in Antigua and Barbuda in May is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 28kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Antigua and Barbuda in May is typically 17kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Antigua and Barbuda in May is from the East.

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