Weather in Lake Bacalar, Riviera Maya, Mexico in May

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May is a hot and dry time for sunbathing in Lake Bacalar. May is an excellent month for swimming in Lake Bacalar with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Lake Bacalar in the months of February, March, April, November, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Lake Bacalar in May

The average maximum temperature in Lake Bacalar in May is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 31° in the previous month and 32° in the next month.

The average temperature in Lake Bacalar in May is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 28° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Lake Bacalar in May

The average day light hours per day in Lake Bacalar in May are 13 and there are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Lake Bacalar 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 Lake Bacalar in May

The average sea water temperature in Lake Bacalar in May is 28.2° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Lake Bacalar in May

The average total rainfall in Lake Bacalar in May is 9.2cm and on average there are 6.4 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Lake Bacalar in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Lake Bacalar in May is 26° 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 25° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Lake Bacalar in May is typically 86.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.6% in the previous month and 87.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Lake Bacalar in May is typically 75.8%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 76.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Lake Bacalar in May

The average maximum wind speed in Lake Bacalar in May is typically 29kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Lake Bacalar in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Lake Bacalar in May is from the East.

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