Weather in Long Beach, Christ Church, Barbados in May

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Visiting Long Beach, Christ Church, Barbados in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 10cm (3.9inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Long Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Long Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Long Beach in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

May experiences an increase in rainfall, but there is still plenty of sunshine for sunbathing and beach activities. The sea remains calm, making swimming, snorkeling, and diving enjoyable, while the windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions remain favorable due to the consistent winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Long Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Long Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 10cm (3.9inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

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Can you swim in Long Beach in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Long Beach with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (81°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Long Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Long Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 10cm (3.9inches) making it often dry with only light showers. There are 16 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Long Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (81°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Long Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Long Beach warm in May?

Yes, Long Beach is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Long Beach in May is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°) in the previous month and 30°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Long Beach in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Long Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Long Beach in May are 12.7. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Long Beach in May

May is considered the start of the low season in Barbados, with fewer tourists visiting the island. The beach is generally less crowded, except during the annual Crop Over Festival, which begins in May and continues through the summer months. This event attracts both locals and tourists to the island, leading to an increase in beachgoers.

Temperature in Long Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Long Beach in May is 30°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 30°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Long Beach in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Long Beach in May is 26°C (78°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Long Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.7 per day in Long Beach. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.8 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Long Beach in May is typically 13.7 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 Long Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Long Beach in May is 27.4°C (81.3°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Long Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Long Beach in May is 10cm (3.9inches) and on average there are 16 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Long Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Long Beach in May is 25°C (77°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Long Beach in May is typically 89.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 89.3% in the previous month and 90.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Long Beach in May is typically 78.1%. The average relative humidity is 77.5% in the previous month and 80% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Long Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Long Beach in May is typically 33KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 34KM/H (21MPH) in the previous month and 38KM/H (23MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Long Beach in May is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (17MPH) in the next month.

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

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