Weather in Durdle Door Cliffs, Dorset, United Kingdom in May

So you're interested in going to Durdle Door Cliffs, Dorset, United Kingdom in May

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

Temperature in Durdle Door Cliffs in May

The average maximum temperature in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is 17°. The average maximum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average temperature in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is 12°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is . The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

Sunshine in Durdle Door Cliffs in May

The average day light hours per day in Durdle Door Cliffs in May are 15.5 and there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is typically 6.7 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 Durdle Door Cliffs in May

The average sea water temperature in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is 16.2° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Durdle Door Cliffs in May

The average total rainfall in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is 0.9cm and on average there are 13.2 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Durdle Door Cliffs in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is 11° which is very comfortable. The dew point is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is typically 95%. The maximum relative humidity is 96.1% in the previous month and 95.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is typically 75%. The average relative humidity is 76.1% in the previous month and 73.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Durdle Door Cliffs in May

The average maximum wind speed in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 29kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 14kmh in the previous month and 13kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Durdle Door Cliffs in May is from the West-Southwest.