Weather in Nassau, Nassau, Bahamas in May

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May is a hot and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Nassau. May is an excellent month for swimming in Nassau with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Nassau in the months of February, March, April, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Nassau in May

The average maximum temperature in Nassau in May is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Nassau in May is 27°. The average temperature ranges is 25° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Nassau in May

The average day light hours per day in Nassau in May are 13.4 and there are 8.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Nassau in May is typically 12.2 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 Nassau in May

The average sea water temperature in Nassau in May is 25.7° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Nassau in May

The average total rainfall in Nassau in May is 36.7cm and on average there are 9.8 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Nassau in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Nassau in May is 23° 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 21° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Nassau in May is typically 89.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 86.9% in the previous month and 90.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Nassau in May is typically 72.9%. The average relative humidity is 69.6% in the previous month and 74.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Nassau in May

The average maximum wind speed in Nassau in May is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Nassau in May is typically 12kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Nassau in May is from the East-Southeast.

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