Weather in Broadstairs, United Kingdom in May

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May is a cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Broadstairs and not really recommended. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Broadstairs for any length of time. Consider visiting Broadstairs in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Broadstairs in May

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

The average temperature in Broadstairs in May is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 10° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Broadstairs in May is 10°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 13° in the next month.

Sunshine in Broadstairs in May

The average day light hours per day in Broadstairs in May are 15.6 and there are 7 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Broadstairs in May is typically 6.5 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 Broadstairs in May

The average sea water temperature in Broadstairs in May is 17.5° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Broadstairs in May

The average total rainfall in Broadstairs in May is 0.4cm and on average there are 11.8 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Broadstairs in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Broadstairs 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 Broadstairs in May is typically 89.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.3% in the previous month and 89.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Broadstairs in May is typically 73.4%. The average relative humidity is 74.7% in the previous month and 72.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Broadstairs in May

The average maximum wind speed in Broadstairs in May is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 27kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Broadstairs in May is typically 19kmh. The average wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Broadstairs in May is from the North West.

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