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Visiting Smuggler's Cove, Tortola Island, British Virgin Islands in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.3cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Smuggler's Cove. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Smuggler's Cove with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Smuggler's Cove in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

The weather in May is warm and sunny, with occasional rain showers. The calm waters are great for swimming, snorkeling, and diving, as the visibility remains excellent for observing marine life. Windsurfing and kitesurfing are still popular activities during this month, although the trade winds may begin to weaken. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Smuggler's Cove in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Smuggler's Cove.

May has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.3cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Smuggler's Cove in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Smuggler's Cove with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Smuggler's Cove?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Smuggler's Cove.

May has average maximum temperatures of 29°C (85°F) which is very warm 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 6.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.3cm (4.4inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 10.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Smuggler's Cove. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Smuggler's Cove with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Smuggler's Cove warm in May?

Yes, Smuggler's Cove is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May is 29°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 30°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Smuggler's Cove in May?

The average day light hours per day in Smuggler's Cove in May are 13. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Smuggler's Cove in May

May is considered the start of the low season in the British Virgin Islands, and the number of tourists visiting Smuggler's Cove begins to decrease. The beach is less crowded during this month, making it an ideal time for those looking for a quieter beach experience. There are no major public holidays or special events in May.

Temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May

The average maximum temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May is 29°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 30°C (87°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May is 27°C (80°F). The minimum temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Smuggler's Cove in May

During May the average day light hours are 13 per day in Smuggler's Cove. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Smuggler's Cove in May is typically 13.4 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 Smuggler's Cove in May

The average sea water temperature in Smuggler's Cove in May is 26.8°C (80.2°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Smuggler's Cove in May

The average total rainfall in Smuggler's Cove in May is 11.3cm (4.4inches) and on average there are 10.3 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Smuggler's Cove in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Smuggler's Cove in May is 23°C (74°F) 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°C (71°F) in the previous month and 24°C (24°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Smuggler's Cove in May is typically 79.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 75.8% in the previous month and 78.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Smuggler's Cove in May is typically 73.2%. The average relative humidity is 68.8% in the previous month and 71.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Smuggler's Cove in May

The average maximum wind speed in Smuggler's Cove in May is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Smuggler's Cove in May is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Smuggler's Cove in May is from the South East.

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