Weather in La Serena, Chile in May

So you're interested in going to La Serena, Chile in May

May is a cold and extremely dry time for sunbathing in La Serena and not really recommended. 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.

Temperature in La Serena in May

The average maximum temperature in La Serena in May is 16°. The average maximum temperature is 18° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average temperature in La Serena in May is 13°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 11° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in La Serena in May is . The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and in the next month.

Sunshine in La Serena in May

The average day light hours per day in La Serena in May are 10.7 and there are 4.4 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

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° 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 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° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 12° in the previous month and 10° 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 17kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 17kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in La Serena in May is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 7kmh in the previous month and 8kmh in the next month.

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