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Visiting La Pointe au Sel, Saint Leu, La Reunion in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. May has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in La Pointe au Sel. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in La Pointe au Sel with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting La Pointe au Sel in the months of June, September, October, November, for the best beach weather.

May brings cooler weather and less rainfall, making it a great time for sunbathing and beach activities. The sea is still perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and diving. Surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing are popular due to the consistent trade winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in La Pointe au Sel in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in La Pointe au Sel.

May has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. May has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in La Pointe au Sel in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in La Pointe au Sel with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (79°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in La Pointe au Sel?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in La Pointe au Sel.

May has average maximum temperatures of 28°C (82°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright. May has total rainfall of 9.1cm (3.6inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 10.1 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is a good time for sunbathing in La Pointe au Sel. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (79°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in La Pointe au Sel with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is La Pointe au Sel warm in May?

Yes, La Pointe au Sel is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May is 24°C (75°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is La Pointe au Sel in May?

The average day light hours per day in La Pointe au Sel in May are 11.1. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Crowds in La Pointe au Sel in May

May marks the beginning of the winter season in La Reunion, and the weather becomes cooler and wetter. As a result, fewer people visit the beach at La Pointe au Sel, Saint Leu, making it less crowded than in the previous months. However, there may still be some sunny days when locals and tourists decide to spend some time at the beach.

Temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May

The average maximum temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May is 28°C (82°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (85°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May is 24°C (75°F). The average temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May is 21°C (70°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 20°C (67°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in La Pointe au Sel in May

During May the average day light hours are 11.1 per day in La Pointe au Sel. The sunshine percentage is 66% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 7.3hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in La Pointe au Sel in May is typically 7.3 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 La Pointe au Sel in May

The average sea water temperature in La Pointe au Sel in May is 26°C (78.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in La Pointe au Sel in May

The average total rainfall in La Pointe au Sel in May is 9.1cm (3.6inches) and on average there are 10.1 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in La Pointe au Sel in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in La Pointe au Sel in May is 20°C (69°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 22°C (72°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in La Pointe au Sel in May is typically 79.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 81% in the previous month and 78% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in La Pointe au Sel in May is typically 67.2%. The average relative humidity is 69.7% in the previous month and 64.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in La Pointe au Sel in May

The average maximum wind speed in La Pointe au Sel in May is typically 27KM/H (17MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 27KM/H (17MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in La Pointe au Sel in May is typically 17KM/H (10MPH). The average wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in La Pointe au Sel in May is from the East-Southeast.

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