Weather in Tamil Nadu, India in May

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

Temperature in Tamil Nadu in May

The average maximum temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 34°. The average maximum temperature is 35° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 30°. The average temperature ranges is 30° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 27°. The minimum temperature is 26° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

Sunshine in Tamil Nadu in May

The average day light hours per day in Tamil Nadu in May are 12.8 and there are 8 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Tamil Nadu 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 Tamil Nadu in May

The average sea water temperature in Tamil Nadu in May is 29.6° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Tamil Nadu in May

The average total rainfall in Tamil Nadu in May is 12.7cm and on average there are 7.3 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Tamil Nadu in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Tamil Nadu in May is 24° which is very humid and quite uncomfortable for most unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require a fan. The dew point is 23° in the previous month and 25° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 77.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 75.3% in the previous month and 85.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 64%. The average relative humidity is 59.7% in the previous month and 75.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Tamil Nadu in May

The average maximum wind speed in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 17kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 16kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Tamil Nadu in May is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 6kmh in the previous month and 10kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Tamil Nadu in May is from the North-Northwest.

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