Weather in La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, United States in May

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Visiting La Jolla Cove, La Jolla, United States in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.3 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 La Jolla Cove. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). May is too cold for swimming in La Jolla Cove for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting La Jolla Cove in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

May is known for the "May Gray" phenomenon in Southern California, where mornings are often cloudy and overcast. However, the afternoons usually clear up for sunbathing and beach activities. Swimming, snorkeling, and diving become more popular as water temperatures rise, while surfing conditions vary. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in La Jolla Cove in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in La Jolla Cove.

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.3 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.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in La Jolla Cove in May?

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

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in La Jolla Cove?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in La Jolla Cove.

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (73°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it extremely dry with very few light showers and most days are rain free. There are just 3.3 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 La Jolla Cove. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (62°F). May is too cold for swimming in La Jolla Cove for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is La Jolla Cove warm in May?

Yes, La Jolla Cove is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in La Jolla Cove in May is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Jolla Cove in May is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is La Jolla Cove in May?

The average day light hours per day in La Jolla Cove in May are 13.8. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in La Jolla Cove in May

May marks the beginning of the peak season for La Jolla Cove, with warmer weather and the Memorial Day weekend bringing more visitors to the area. The beach can get quite busy during this month, particularly on weekends and holidays.

Temperature in La Jolla Cove in May

The average maximum temperature in La Jolla Cove in May is 23°C (73°F). The average maximum temperature is 21°C (70°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Jolla Cove in May is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 15°C (60°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Jolla Cove in May is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 15°C (58°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in La Jolla Cove in May

During May the average day light hours are 13.8 per day in La Jolla Cove. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.7hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in La Jolla Cove in May is typically 11 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 La Jolla Cove in May

The average sea water temperature in La Jolla Cove 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 La Jolla Cove in May

The average total rainfall in La Jolla Cove in May is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 3.3 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in La Jolla Cove in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in La Jolla Cove in May is 12°C (54°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 14°C (14°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in La Jolla Cove in May is typically 86.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.4% in the previous month and 88.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in La Jolla Cove in May is typically 69.1%. The average relative humidity is 68.3% in the previous month and 73% in the next month.

Wind Speed in La Jolla Cove in May

The average maximum wind speed in La Jolla Cove in May is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 18KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in La Jolla Cove in May is typically 7KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 8KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in La Jolla Cove in May is from the West.

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