Weather in Kerala, India in May

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May is a hot and rainy time for sunbathing in Kerala. May is an excellent month for swimming in Kerala with very warm sea temperatures. Consider visiting Kerala in the months of January, February, March, December, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Kerala in May

The average maximum temperature in Kerala in May is 32°. The average maximum temperature is 32° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Kerala in May is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 29° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Kerala in May is 27°. The minimum temperature is 27° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

Sunshine in Kerala in May

The average day light hours per day in Kerala in May are 12.5 and there are 7.6 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Kerala 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 Kerala in May

The average sea water temperature in Kerala in May is 29° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Kerala in May

The average total rainfall in Kerala in May is 27.1cm and on average there are 17 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Kerala in May

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

The average maximum relative humidity in Kerala in May is typically 86.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.6% in the previous month and 90.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Kerala in May is typically 74.8%. The average relative humidity is 71.7% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Kerala in May

The average maximum wind speed in Kerala in May is typically 19kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 18kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Kerala in May is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 6kmh in the previous month and 8kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Kerala in May is from the North West.

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