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Visiting Imperial Beach, Imperial Beach, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Imperial Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). May is too cold for swimming in Imperial Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Imperial Beach in the months of June, July, August, October, for the best beach weather.

In May, the weather in Imperial Beach is generally warm and sunny, with occasional cloudy days. This makes it an ideal time for sunbathing, beach walks, and coastal exploration. Water temperatures continue to rise, making swimming and other water activities such as snorkeling and diving more enjoyable. Surfing conditions can be variable, with both smaller waves for beginners and larger swells for more experienced surfers. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Imperial Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Imperial Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

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Can you swim in Imperial Beach in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Imperial Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (62°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is May a good time to holiday in Imperial Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Imperial Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 20°C (69°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.2cm (0.1inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Imperial Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). May is too cold for swimming in Imperial Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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Is Imperial Beach warm in May?

Yes, Imperial Beach is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Imperial Beach in May is 20°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Imperial Beach in May is 17°C (63°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Imperial Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Imperial Beach in May are 13.8. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Imperial Beach in May

May is the start of the busier season at Imperial Beach. Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, and more people flock to the beach to enjoy the sun and surf. However, it's still not as crowded as the peak summer months.

Temperature in Imperial Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Imperial Beach in May is 20°C (69°F). The average maximum temperature is 19°C (66°F) in the previous month and 21°C (70°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Imperial Beach in May is 17°C (63°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 18°C (65°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Imperial Beach in May is 14°C (58°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 16°C (61°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Imperial Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.8 per day in Imperial Beach. The sunshine percentage is 65% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Imperial Beach 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 Imperial Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Imperial Beach in May is 16.4°C (61.5°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Imperial Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Imperial Beach in May is 0.2cm (0.1inches) and on average there are 2 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Imperial Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Imperial Beach in May is 13°C (56°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (53°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Imperial Beach in May is typically 83.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.8% in the previous month and 84.1% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Imperial Beach in May is typically 70.9%. The average relative humidity is 70.1% in the previous month and 73.7% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Imperial Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Imperial Beach in May is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 22KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Imperial Beach in May is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Imperial Beach in May is from the West-Southwest.

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