Weather in La Serena, Chile in May

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Visiting La Serena, Chile in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in La Serena for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

Consider visiting La Serena in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in La Serena in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena.

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in La Serena in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in La Serena for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in La Serena?

Probably not, May is not a good time for a holiday in La Serena.

May has average maximum temperatures of 16°C (61°F) which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.7cm (0.3inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is not a good time for sunbathing in La Serena. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in La Serena for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is La Serena warm in May?

No, La Serena is a little too chilly for sunbathing in May.

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in May is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in May is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is La Serena in May?

The average day light hours per day in La Serena in May are 10.7. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in La Serena in May

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in May is 16°C (61°F). The average maximum temperature is 18°C (64°F) in the previous month and 15°C (59°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in May is 13°C (55°F). The average temperature is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 11°C (52°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Serena in May is 9°C (49°F). The minimum temperature is 11°C (51°F) in the previous month and 8°C (46°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in La Serena in May

During May the average day light hours are 10.7 per day in La Serena. The sunshine percentage is 41% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in La Serena in May is typically 6.6 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 La Serena in May

The average sea water temperature in La Serena in May is 16.2°C (61.2°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in La Serena in May

The average total rainfall in La Serena in May is 0.7cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 1.5 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in La Serena in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in La Serena in May is 11°C (52°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 10°C (10°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in La Serena in May is typically 94.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.9% in the previous month and 95% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in La Serena in May is typically 82.7%. The average relative humidity is 82.2% in the previous month and 83.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in La Serena in May

The average maximum wind speed in La Serena in May is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 18KM/H (11MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in La Serena in May is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 7KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 8KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in La Serena in May is from the South-Southwest.

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