Weather in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador in May

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May is a hot time for sunbathing in Galapagos Islands. May is a good month for swimming in Galapagos Islands with warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Galapagos Islands in the months of February, March, April, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Galapagos Islands in May

The average maximum temperature in Galapagos Islands in May is 29°. The average maximum temperature is 29° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Galapagos Islands in May is 26°. The average temperature ranges is 27° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Galapagos Islands in May is 23°. The minimum temperature is 24° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

Sunshine in Galapagos Islands in May

The average day light hours per day in Galapagos Islands in May are 12 and there are 4.8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Galapagos Islands in May is typically 12.9 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 Galapagos Islands in May

The average sea water temperature in Galapagos Islands in May is 21.3° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Wind Speed in Galapagos Islands in May

The average maximum wind speed in Galapagos Islands in May is typically 24kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 21kmh in the previous month and 25kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Galapagos Islands in May is typically 14kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 15kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Galapagos Islands in May is from the South.

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