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Visiting Colombia in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Colombia. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Colombia in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Colombia.

May has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Colombia in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very warm sea temperatures 27°C (80°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Colombia?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in Colombia.

May has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (90°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 42.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 5.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Colombia. Sea temperatures are a very warm 27°C (80°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Colombia with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Colombia warm in May?

Yes, Colombia is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Colombia in May is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Colombia in May is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Colombia in May?

The average day light hours per day in Colombia in May are 12.6. The sunshine percentage is 42.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Colombia in May

The average maximum temperature in Colombia in May is 32°C (90°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°F) in the previous month and 32°C (90°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Colombia in May is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Colombia in May is 26°C (79°F). The minimum temperature is 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Colombia in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.6 per day in Colombia. The sunshine percentage is 42.7% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Colombia in May is typically 13.9 during May. An ultraviolet index reading above 11 indicates an extreme risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 10 minutes. Take all precautions because unprotected skin and eyes can burn in minutes. Tanning will be safest before 10am and after 4pm but only with a good application of sun screen. 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 Colombia in May

The average sea water temperature in Colombia in May is 26.5°C (79.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Colombia in May

The average total rainfall in Colombia in May is 1.5cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 5.3 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Colombia in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Colombia in May is 26°C (78°F) which is very uncomfortable and fairly oppressive unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Colombia in May is typically 89.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.8% in the previous month and 89.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Colombia in May is typically 76.2%. The average relative humidity is 74.2% in the previous month and 75.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Colombia in May

The average maximum wind speed in Colombia in May is typically 19KM/H (12MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 22KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Colombia in May is typically 9KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

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

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