Weather in Negril, Jamaica in May

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Visiting Negril, Jamaica in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 24cm (9.4inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 13.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Negril. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Negril with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Negril in the months of January, February, March, July, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Negril in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Negril.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 24cm (9.4inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 13.9 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 Negril in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Negril with very warm sea temperatures 28°C (83°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Negril?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Negril.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (87°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 24cm (9.4inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 13.9 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Negril. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Negril with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Negril warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Negril in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Negril in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Negril in May?

The average day light hours per day in Negril in May are 13. The sunshine percentage is 53.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Negril in May

The average maximum temperature in Negril in May is 31°C (87°F). The average maximum temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Negril in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Negril in May is 25°C (77°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Negril in May

During May the average day light hours are 13 per day in Negril. The sunshine percentage is 53.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Negril 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 Negril in May

The average sea water temperature in Negril in May is 28.1°C (82.6°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Negril in May

The average total rainfall in Negril in May is 24cm (9.4inches) and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Negril in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Negril in May is 25°C (76°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 (74°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Negril in May is typically 86%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.4% in the previous month and 85.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Negril in May is typically 75.7%. The average relative humidity is 74% in the previous month and 75.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Negril in May

The average maximum wind speed in Negril in May is typically 29KM/H (18MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 30KM/H (18MPH) in the previous month and 32KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Negril in May is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 12KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Negril in May is from the East.

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