Weather in Nicaragua in May

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

Temperature in Nicaragua in May

The average maximum temperature in Nicaragua in May is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 33° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

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

The average minimum temperature in Nicaragua in May is 25°. The minimum temperature is 25° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Nicaragua in May

The average day light hours per day in Nicaragua in May are 12.7 and there are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Nicaragua in May is typically 13.9 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 Nicaragua in May

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

Rainfall in Nicaragua in May

The average total rainfall in Nicaragua in May is 14.8cm and on average there are 11.3 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Nicaragua in May

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Nicaragua in May is typically 91.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 87% in the previous month and 94.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Nicaragua in May is typically 75.5%. The average relative humidity is 67.9% in the previous month and 81% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Nicaragua in May

The average maximum wind speed in Nicaragua in May is typically 18kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 16kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Nicaragua in May is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 10kmh in the previous month and 7kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Nicaragua in May is from the East-Southeast.

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