Weather in Karon Beach, Phuket, Thailand in May

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Visiting Karon Beach, Phuket, Thailand 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 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 71.6cm (28.2inches) making it rainy with frequent heavy tropical showers. There are 18 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Karon Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 30°C (86°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Karon Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

May marks the beginning of the rainy season at Karon Beach, with more frequent showers and overcast skies. Despite the rain, there are still plenty of sunny days, making it possible to enjoy swimming and sunbathing. Snorkeling and diving conditions may not be as good due to reduced visibility, while surfing and windsurfing become more popular due to increased wind and wave activity. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Karon Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Karon Beach.

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 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 71.6cm (28.2inches) making it rainy with frequent heavy tropical showers. There are 18 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 Karon Beach in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Karon Beach with very warm sea temperatures 30°C (86°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Karon Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Karon Beach.

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 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 71.6cm (28.2inches) making it rainy with frequent heavy tropical showers. There are 18 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Karon Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 30°C (86°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Karon Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Karon Beach warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Karon Beach in May is 32°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 33°C (91°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Karon Beach in May is 28°C (83°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Karon Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Karon Beach in May are 12.5. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Karon Beach in May

May marks the beginning of the low season in Phuket. The weather starts to become more unpredictable, with occasional rain showers. The number of tourists visiting Karon Beach decreases, and the beach becomes less crowded. There are no significant public holidays or events in May.

Temperature in Karon Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Karon Beach in May is 32°C (89°F). The average maximum temperature is 33°C (91°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Karon Beach in May is 28°C (83°F). The average temperature is 29°C (83°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Karon Beach in May is 25°C (77°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (76°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Karon Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.5 per day in Karon Beach. The sunshine percentage is 54% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Karon Beach in May is typically 13.7 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 Karon Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Karon Beach in May is 29.8°C (85.6°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Karon Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Karon Beach in May is 71.6cm (28.2inches) and on average there are 18 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Karon Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Karon Beach 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 26°C (78°F) in the previous month and 26°C (26°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Karon Beach in May is typically 93.7%. The maximum relative humidity is 94.4% in the previous month and 92.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Karon Beach in May is typically 79.9%. The average relative humidity is 78.2% in the previous month and 79.8% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Karon Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Karon Beach in May is typically 25KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 21KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 29KM/H (18MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Karon Beach in May is typically 8KM/H (5MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Karon Beach in May is from the West.

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