Weather in Ocean Beach, San Francisco, United States in May

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May is a slightly cold and very dry time for sunbathing in Ocean Beach. May is too cold for swimming in Ocean Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Ocean 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 Ocean Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Ocean Beach in May is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Ocean Beach in May is 15°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ocean Beach in May is 11°. The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Ocean Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Ocean Beach in May are 14.2 and there are 10.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Ocean Beach in May is typically 9.6 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 Ocean Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Ocean Beach in May is 16.6° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Ocean Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Ocean Beach in May is 0.8cm and on average there are 3.1 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ocean Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ocean Beach in May is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ocean Beach in May is typically 85.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.9% in the previous month and 85.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ocean Beach in May is typically 68.3%. The average relative humidity is 68.6% in the previous month and 69% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ocean Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Ocean Beach in May is typically 43kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 41kmh in the previous month and 43kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ocean Beach in May is typically 22kmh. The average wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 21kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ocean Beach in May is from the West.

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