Weather in Vatersay Beach, Vatersay, United Kingdom in May

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Visiting Vatersay Beach, Vatersay, United Kingdom in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 18.4 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vatersay Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (49°F). May is too cold for swimming in Vatersay Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting Vatersay Beach in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

May sees an improvement in the weather at Vatersay Beach, with milder temperatures, less wind, and reduced rainfall. While swimming may still be chilly, sunbathing and beach walks become more enjoyable. Water sports enthusiasts may begin to venture into the water for activities like windsurfing and kitesurfing. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Vatersay Beach in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Vatersay Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 18.4 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Vatersay Beach in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Vatersay Beach for any length of time, with the sea water at 9°C (49°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Vatersay Beach?

No, May is not a good time for a holiday in Vatersay Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 13°C (55°F) which is too cold for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it mostly dry with very rare light showers although there are 18.4 days with some rainfall, so on the days it does rain it is only light and intermittent and shouldn't affect your beach enjoyment too much. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Vatersay Beach. Sea temperatures are a cold 9°C (49°F). May is too cold for swimming in Vatersay Beach for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Vatersay Beach warm in May?

No, Vatersay Beach is too cold for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in Vatersay Beach in May is 13°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (51°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vatersay Beach in May is 10°C (50°F). The average temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Vatersay Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Vatersay Beach in May are 16.5. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Vatersay Beach in May

In May, the weather becomes more pleasant and the days are longer, attracting more visitors to Vatersay Beach. However, it is still not considered crowded. The Spring Bank Holiday may bring some additional visitors, but the beach remains relatively quiet compared to the summer months.

Temperature in Vatersay Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Vatersay Beach in May is 13°C (55°F). The average maximum temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Vatersay Beach in May is 10°C (50°F). The average temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 12°C (54°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Vatersay Beach in May is 8°C (46°F). The minimum temperature is 6°C (42°F) in the previous month and 10°C (50°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Vatersay Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 16.5 per day in Vatersay Beach. The sunshine percentage is 40% making it very cloudy and overcast with some periods of sunshine. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Vatersay Beach in May is typically 5.4 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 3 to 5 indicates there is a moderate risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Keep out of the sun during the strongest hours around midday when unprotected skin risks burning in less than 30 minutes. For the sensitive 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, and after swimming or sweating. Tanning for hours is possible with the right application of sun cream. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Vatersay Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Vatersay Beach in May is 9.2°C (48.6°F) which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Vatersay Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Vatersay Beach in May is 1.5cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 18.4 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Vatersay Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Vatersay Beach in May is 9°C (48°F) which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is 7°C (45°F) in the previous month and 12°C (12°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Vatersay Beach in May is typically 93.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.7% in the previous month and 96.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Vatersay Beach in May is typically 82%. The average relative humidity is 81.9% in the previous month and 84.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Vatersay Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Vatersay Beach in May is typically 34KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 35KM/H (22MPH) in the previous month and 28KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Vatersay Beach in May is typically 23KM/H (14MPH). The average wind speed is 24KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

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

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