Weather in St Lucia in May

So you're interested in going to St Lucia in May

May is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in St Lucia. May is an excellent month for swimming in St Lucia with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting St Lucia in the months of March, September, October, November, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in St Lucia in May

The average maximum temperature in St Lucia in May is 30°. The average maximum temperature is 30° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in St Lucia in May is 28°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in St Lucia in May is 26°. The minimum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

Sunshine in St Lucia in May

The average day light hours per day in St Lucia in May are 12.8 and there are 5.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in St Lucia in May is typically 13.6 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 St Lucia in May

The average sea water temperature in St Lucia in May is 28° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in St Lucia in May

The average total rainfall in St Lucia in May is 2cm and on average there are 15.3 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in St Lucia in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in St Lucia in May is 24° 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 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in St Lucia in May is typically 86%. The maximum relative humidity is 85% in the previous month and 87.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in St Lucia in May is typically 74.6%. The average relative humidity is 73.6% in the previous month and 76.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in St Lucia in May

The average maximum wind speed in St Lucia in May is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 32kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in St Lucia in May is typically 21kmh. The average wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in St Lucia in May is from the East.

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