Weather in Rodrigues Island, Mauritius in May

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Visiting Rodrigues Island, Mauritius in May

May is one of the best months to visit Rodrigues Island 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 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.3cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Rodrigues Island with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Rodrigues Island in one of the other best months of September, October, November, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Rodrigues Island in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Rodrigues Island.

May has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.3cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

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Can you swim in Rodrigues Island in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Rodrigues Island with very warm sea temperatures 26°C (78°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Rodrigues Island?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Rodrigues Island.

May has average maximum temperatures of 27°C (81°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 9.3cm (3.7inches) making it mostly dry with only intermittent light showers. There are only 13.8 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 26°C (78°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Rodrigues Island with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Rodrigues Island warm in May?

Yes, Rodrigues Island is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Rodrigues Island in May is 27°C (81°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Rodrigues Island 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 Rodrigues Island in May?

The average day light hours per day in Rodrigues Island in May are 11.2. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Rodrigues Island in May

The average maximum temperature in Rodrigues Island in May is 27°C (81°F). The average maximum temperature is 29°C (84°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Rodrigues Island 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 Rodrigues Island in May is 22°C (71°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (74°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Rodrigues Island in May

During May the average day light hours are 11.2 per day in Rodrigues Island. The sunshine percentage is 44.2% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Rodrigues Island in May is typically 7.7 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 Rodrigues Island in May

The average sea water temperature in Rodrigues Island in May is 25.7°C (78.3°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Rodrigues Island in May

The average total rainfall in Rodrigues Island in May is 9.3cm (3.7inches) and on average there are 13.8 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rodrigues Island in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rodrigues Island in May is 22°C (71°F) which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 24°C (75°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Rodrigues Island in May is typically 90.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 88.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rodrigues Island in May is typically 77.4%. The average relative humidity is 79.6% in the previous month and 74.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rodrigues Island in May

The average maximum wind speed in Rodrigues Island in May is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 23KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rodrigues Island in May is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average wind speed is 14KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rodrigues Island in May is from the East.

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