Weather in Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in May

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Visiting Botafogo Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in May

May is one of the best months to visit Botafogo Beach for the best beach weather. It has the most sunshine and best sunbathing and swimming conditions of the year.

May has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Botafogo Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Also consider visiting Botafogo Beach in one of the other best months of April, June, August, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Botafogo Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Botafogo Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in Botafogo Beach in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Botafogo Beach with very warm sea temperatures 25°C (77°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in Botafogo Beach?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in Botafogo Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 26°C (79°F) which is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0cm (0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 8.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. Sea temperatures are a very warm 25°C (77°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Botafogo Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is Botafogo Beach warm in May?

Yes, Botafogo Beach is very warm and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Botafogo Beach in May is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Botafogo Beach in May is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Botafogo Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Botafogo Beach in May are 11. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Botafogo Beach in May

May is the beginning of the low season in Rio de Janeiro, with cooler temperatures and fewer tourists. Botafogo Beach is significantly less crowded during this month, offering a more peaceful experience for visitors. The weather can be unpredictable, with occasional rainfall and cooler temperatures.

Temperature in Botafogo Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Botafogo Beach in May is 26°C (79°F). The average maximum temperature is 28°C (83°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Botafogo Beach in May is 23°C (73°F). The average temperature is 25°C (78°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Botafogo Beach in May is 20°C (69°F). The minimum temperature is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 19°C (67°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Botafogo Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 11 per day in Botafogo Beach. The sunshine percentage is 60% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Botafogo Beach in May is typically 6.9 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 Botafogo Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Botafogo Beach in May is 25.1°C (77.2°F) which is warm and pleasant for relaxing and swimming for long periods.

Rainfall in Botafogo Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Botafogo Beach in May is 0cm (0inches) and on average there are 8.7 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Botafogo Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Botafogo Beach in May is 21°C (69°F) which is somewhat uncomfortable for most people in cities but fine on a beach. The dew point is 23°C (73°F) in the previous month and 20°C (20°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Botafogo Beach in May is typically 91.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.2% in the previous month and 92.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Botafogo Beach in May is typically 78.8%. The average relative humidity is 80.7% in the previous month and 79.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Botafogo Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Botafogo Beach in May is typically 20KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (14MPH) in the previous month and 20KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Botafogo Beach in May is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Botafogo Beach in May is from the East-Northeast.

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