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Visiting Thailand 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 51.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 33.3cm (13.1inches) making it rainy with frequent strong showers. There are 16.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Thailand. Sea temperatures are a very warm 30°C (86°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Thailand with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Thailand in May?

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

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 51.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 33.3cm (13.1inches) making it rainy with frequent strong showers. There are 16.3 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 Thailand in May?

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

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Thailand?

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

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 51.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 33.3cm (13.1inches) making it rainy with frequent strong showers. There are 16.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Thailand. Sea temperatures are a very warm 30°C (86°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Thailand with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Thailand warm in May?

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

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

The average temperature in Thailand in May is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 29°C (85°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 Thailand in May?

The average day light hours per day in Thailand in May are 12.6. The sunshine percentage is 51.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Thailand in May

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

The average temperature in Thailand in May is 29°C (84°F). The average temperature is 29°C (85°F) in the previous month and 29°C (84°F) in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Thailand in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.6 per day in Thailand. The sunshine percentage is 51.3% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 6.4 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Thailand 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 Thailand in May

The average sea water temperature in Thailand in May is 29.9°C (85.8°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Thailand in May

The average total rainfall in Thailand in May is 33.3cm (13.1inches) and on average there are 16.3 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Thailand in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Thailand 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 Thailand in May is typically 90.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.2% in the previous month and 89.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Thailand in May is typically 76.4%. The average relative humidity is 74.6% in the previous month and 76.1% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Thailand in May

The average maximum wind speed in Thailand in May is typically 21KM/H (13MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 20KM/H (13MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

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

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

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