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Visiting Philippines in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 13.5cm (5.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Philippines. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Philippines with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Philippines in the months of January, February, March, April, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Philippines in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 13.5cm (5.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Philippines in May?

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

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Philippines?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 33°C (91°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 51.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 13.5cm (5.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Philippines. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Philippines with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Philippines warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Philippines in May is 33°C (91°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Philippines in May is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 28°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Philippines in May?

The average day light hours per day in Philippines in May are 12.7. The sunshine percentage is 51.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

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Temperature in Philippines in May

The average maximum temperature in Philippines in May is 33°C (91°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (90°F) in the previous month and 32°C (89°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Philippines in May is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 28°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Philippines in May is 26°C (78°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Philippines in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.7 per day in Philippines. The sunshine percentage is 51.8% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.6 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Philippines in May is typically 13.8 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 Philippines in May

The average sea water temperature in Philippines in May is 29.3°C (84.7°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Philippines in May

The average total rainfall in Philippines in May is 13.5cm (5.3inches) and on average there are 13.6 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Philippines in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Philippines in May is 25°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 (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Philippines in May is typically 86%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.1% in the previous month and 88% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Philippines in May is typically 75.1%. The average relative humidity is 73.8% in the previous month and 78.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Philippines in May

The average maximum wind speed in Philippines in May is typically 16KM/H (10MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 17KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

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

The average wind direction in Philippines in May is from the West-Southwest.

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