Weather in Belize in May

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Visiting Belize in May

May is one of the best months to visit Belize for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 3cm (1.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Belize with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Belize in one of the other best months of February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Belize in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 3cm (1.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Belize in May?

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

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Belize?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in Belize.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 3cm (1.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 9.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 28°C (83°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Belize with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Belize warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Belize in May is 31°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Belize in May is 29°C (83°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°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 Belize in May?

The average day light hours per day in Belize in May are 12.9. The sunshine percentage is 51.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Belize in May

The average maximum temperature in Belize in May is 31°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

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

The average minimum temperature in Belize in May is 26°C (78°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Belize in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.9 per day in Belize. The sunshine percentage is 51.5% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Belize 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 Belize in May

The average sea water temperature in Belize in May is 28.2°C (82.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Belize in May

The average total rainfall in Belize in May is 3cm (1.2inches) and on average there are 9.5 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Belize in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Belize 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 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Belize in May is typically 90.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.3% in the previous month and 92% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Belize in May is typically 76.1%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Belize in May

The average maximum wind speed in Belize in May is typically 22KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 21KM/H (13MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Belize in May is typically 12KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 12KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

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

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