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Visiting Solomon Islands in May

May is one of the best months to visit Solomon Islands 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 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 20.6cm (8.1inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 12.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Solomon Islands with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Solomon Islands in one of the other best months of June, July, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Solomon Islands in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Solomon Islands.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 20.6cm (8.1inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 12.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Solomon Islands in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Solomon Islands with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (84°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Solomon Islands?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Solomon Islands.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 20.6cm (8.1inches) making it quite rainy but mostly with moderate tropical showers. There are only 12.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (84°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Solomon Islands with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Solomon Islands warm in May?

Yes, Solomon Islands is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Solomon Islands in May is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Solomon Islands in May is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Solomon Islands in May?

The average day light hours per day in Solomon Islands in May are 11.7. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Solomon Islands in May

The average maximum temperature in Solomon Islands in May is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 31°C (88°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Solomon Islands in May is 27°C (81°F). The average temperature is 27°C (81°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Solomon Islands in May is 23°C (73°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (74°F) in the previous month and 23°C (73°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Solomon Islands in May

During May the average day light hours are 11.7 per day in Solomon Islands. The sunshine percentage is 51% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.0 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Solomon Islands in May is typically 11.1 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 Solomon Islands in May

The average sea water temperature in Solomon Islands in May is 28.9°C (84.0°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Solomon Islands in May

The average total rainfall in Solomon Islands in May is 20.6cm (8.1inches) and on average there are 12.6 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Solomon Islands in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Solomon Islands in May is 25°C (77°F) 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 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Solomon Islands in May is typically 97.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.8% in the previous month and 97.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Solomon Islands in May is typically 82.1%. The average relative humidity is 83% in the previous month and 82.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Solomon Islands in May

The average maximum wind speed in Solomon Islands in May is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 15KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Solomon Islands in May is typically 4KM/H (2MPH). The average wind speed is 4KM/H (2MPH) in the previous month and 4KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Solomon Islands in May is from the North-Northeast.

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