Weather in Shanklin Beach, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom in May

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May is a cold time for sunbathing in Shanklin Beach and not really recommended. May is too cold for swimming in Shanklin Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Shanklin 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 Shanklin Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Shanklin Beach in May is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 14° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average temperature in Shanklin Beach in May is 12°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Shanklin Beach in May

The average day light hours per day in Shanklin Beach in May are 15.5 and there are 7.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Shanklin Beach 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 Shanklin Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Shanklin Beach in May is 9.7° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Wind Speed in Shanklin Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Shanklin Beach in May is typically 22kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Shanklin Beach in May is typically 11kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 11kmh in the next month.

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