Weather in Borneo, Malaysia in May

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Visiting Borneo, Malaysia in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.8cm (4.6inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate tropical showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Borneo. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Borneo with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Borneo in the months of February, March, April, July, for the best beach weather.

Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Borneo in May?

Yes, May is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Borneo.

May has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.8cm (4.6inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate tropical showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Borneo in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Borneo with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (85°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Borneo?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Borneo.

May has average maximum temperatures of 32°C (89°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 11.8cm (4.6inches) making it a bit rainy but with only moderate tropical showers. There are 15.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is not an optimal time for sunbathing but it is possible on clearer days in Borneo. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Borneo with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Borneo warm in May?

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

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

The average temperature in Borneo in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Borneo in May?

The average day light hours per day in Borneo in May are 12.3. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Borneo in May

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

The average temperature in Borneo in May is 28°C (82°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Borneo in May is 24°C (76°F). The minimum temperature is 24°C (76°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Borneo in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.3 per day in Borneo. The sunshine percentage is 46% making it quite sunny but with regular periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 5.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Borneo in May is typically 13.5 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 Borneo in May

The average sea water temperature in Borneo in May is 29.4°C (84.9°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Borneo in May

The average total rainfall in Borneo in May is 11.8cm (4.6inches) and on average there are 15.5 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Borneo in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Borneo in May is 26°C (79°F) which is extremely humid and uncomfortable unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Borneo in May is typically 95.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 95% in the previous month and 95.4% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Borneo in May is typically 83.9%. The average relative humidity is 82.8% in the previous month and 83.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Borneo in May

The average maximum wind speed in Borneo in May is typically 14KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 15KM/H (9MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Borneo in May is typically 6KM/H (4MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 6KM/H (4MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Borneo in May is from the South West.

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