Weather in Pfeiffer State Beach, Big Sur, United States in May

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May is a warm and very dry time for sunbathing in Pfeiffer State Beach. May is too cold for swimming in Pfeiffer State Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Pfeiffer State Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Pfeiffer State Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 22° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 17° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is 14°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Pfeiffer State Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Pfeiffer State Beach in May are 14.1 and there are 9.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is typically 10 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 Pfeiffer State Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is 13.3° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Pfeiffer State Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is 0.3cm and on average there are 4.3 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Pfeiffer State Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is 15° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is typically 89%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 87.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is typically 67.4%. The average relative humidity is 71.4% in the previous month and 65.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Pfeiffer State Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is typically 30kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 30kmh in the previous month and 30kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Pfeiffer State Beach in May is from the North West.

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