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Visiting Playa Bonita, Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 16.8cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Bonita. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Bonita with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

May brings the start of the rainy season, with increased humidity and occasional showers. However, beach activities like swimming, sunbathing, snorkeling, and diving can still be enjoyed on sunny days. Windsurfing and kitesurfing conditions may be less consistent due to the changing weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Playa Bonita in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Bonita.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 16.8cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.2 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 Playa Bonita in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Bonita with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Playa Bonita?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Playa Bonita.

May has average maximum temperatures of 30°C (85°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 16.8cm (6.6inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Playa Bonita. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Playa Bonita with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Playa Bonita warm in May?

Yes, Playa Bonita is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Playa Bonita in May is 30°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Bonita in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Playa Bonita in May?

The average day light hours per day in Playa Bonita in May are 13. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Crowds in Playa Bonita in May

May is one of the quietest months at Playa Bonita, as it is the start of the rainy season. The beach is not very crowded, making it a great time to visit if you prefer a more peaceful experience.

Temperature in Playa Bonita in May

The average maximum temperature in Playa Bonita in May is 30°C (85°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Playa Bonita in May is 27°C (80°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Playa Bonita in May is 24°C (75°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Playa Bonita in May

During May the average day light hours are 13 per day in Playa Bonita. The sunshine percentage is 56% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.3 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Playa Bonita in May is typically 13.2 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 Playa Bonita in May

The average sea water temperature in Playa Bonita in May is 26.7°C (80.1°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Playa Bonita in May

The average total rainfall in Playa Bonita in May is 16.8cm (6.6inches) and on average there are 13.2 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Playa Bonita in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Playa Bonita 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 (75°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Playa Bonita in May is typically 95.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.5% in the previous month and 95.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Playa Bonita in May is typically 82.3%. The average relative humidity is 79.1% in the previous month and 82.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Playa Bonita in May

The average maximum wind speed in Playa Bonita in May is typically 23KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 24KM/H (15MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Playa Bonita in May is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Playa Bonita in May is from the East.

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