Weather in Rodanthe Beach, Rodanthe, United States in May

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May is a warm and rainy time for sunbathing in Rodanthe Beach. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Rodanthe Beach for any length of time. Consider visiting Rodanthe 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 Rodanthe Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Rodanthe Beach in May is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Rodanthe Beach in May is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Rodanthe Beach in May is 15°. The minimum temperature is 10° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Rodanthe Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Rodanthe Beach in May are 14 and there are 10.1 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 Rodanthe Beach in May is typically 9.9 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 Rodanthe Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Rodanthe Beach in May is 18.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Rodanthe Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Rodanthe Beach in May is 10.4cm and on average there are 16.2 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Rodanthe Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Rodanthe Beach in May is 18° which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 14° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Rodanthe Beach in May is typically 95.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.7% in the previous month and 96.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Rodanthe Beach in May is typically 79.2%. The average relative humidity is 78.8% in the previous month and 79.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Rodanthe Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Rodanthe Beach in May is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 31kmh in the previous month and 27kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Rodanthe Beach in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Rodanthe Beach in May is from the South-Southwest.

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