Weather in Ring of Kerry, Ireland in May

So you're interested in going to Ring of Kerry, Ireland in May

May is a cold and very rainy time for sunbathing in Ring of Kerry and not really recommended. May is too cold for swimming in Ring of Kerry for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Ring of Kerry in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Ring of Kerry in May

The average maximum temperature in Ring of Kerry in May is 15°. The average maximum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Ring of Kerry in May is 12°. The average temperature ranges is 10° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Ring of Kerry in May is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 12° in the next month.

Sunshine in Ring of Kerry in May

The average day light hours per day in Ring of Kerry in May are 15.7 and there are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Ring of Kerry in May is typically 6.4 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 6 to 7 indicates a high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 20 minutes. Protection against skin and eye damage is needed. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm. 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 Ring of Kerry in May

The average sea water temperature in Ring of Kerry in May is 11.2° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Ring of Kerry in May

The average total rainfall in Ring of Kerry in May is 2.8cm and on average there are 20.9 rainy days in May making it a very wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Ring of Kerry in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Ring of Kerry in May is 10° which is very comfortable. The dew point is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Ring of Kerry in May is typically 94.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.3% in the previous month and 92.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Ring of Kerry in May is typically 78.4%. The average relative humidity is 75% in the previous month and 74.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Ring of Kerry in May

The average maximum wind speed in Ring of Kerry in May is typically 27kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 28kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Ring of Kerry in May is typically 15kmh. The average wind speed is 15kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Ring of Kerry in May is from the West.

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