Weather in Mauritius in May

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

Temperature in Mauritius in May

The average maximum temperature in Mauritius in May is 27°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average temperature in Mauritius in May is 24°. The average temperature ranges is 26° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Mauritius in May is 22°. The minimum temperature is 23° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

Sunshine in Mauritius in May

The average day light hours per day in Mauritius in May are 11.2 and there are 4.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Mauritius 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 Mauritius in May

The average sea water temperature in Mauritius in May is 25.7° which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Mauritius in May

The average total rainfall in Mauritius in May is 1.4cm and on average there are 13 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Mauritius in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Mauritius in May is 22° 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° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Mauritius 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 Mauritius 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 Mauritius in May

The average maximum wind speed in Mauritius in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

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

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

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