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Visiting India in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 34°C (93°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright. May has total rainfall of 12.7cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 7.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in India. Sea temperatures are a very warm 30°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in India with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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

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Can you sunbathe in India in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 34°C (93°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright. May has total rainfall of 12.7cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 7.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

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Can you swim in India in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in India with very warm sea temperatures 30°C (85°F).

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Is May a good time to holiday in India?

Yes, May is a great time for a holiday in India.

May has average maximum temperatures of 34°C (93°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright. May has total rainfall of 12.7cm (5.0inches) making it quite dry with only moderate showers. There are just 7.3 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in India. Sea temperatures are a very warm 30°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in India with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

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Is India warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in India in May is 34°C (93°F). The average maximum temperature is 35°C (94°) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in India in May is 30°C (85°F). The average temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is India in May?

The average day light hours per day in India in May are 12.8. The sunshine percentage is 63.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright.

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Temperature in India in May

The average maximum temperature in India in May is 34°C (93°F). The average maximum temperature is 35°C (94°F) in the previous month and 31°C (88°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in India in May is 30°C (85°F). The average temperature is 30°C (86°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in India in May is 27°C (80°F). The minimum temperature is 26°C (79°F) in the previous month and 25°C (78°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in India in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.8 per day in India. The sunshine percentage is 63.1% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.0hrs making the days quite long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in India 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 India in May

The average sea water temperature in India in May is 29.6°C (85.3°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in India in May

The average total rainfall in India in May is 12.7cm (5.0inches) and on average there are 7.3 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in India in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in India in May is 24°C (75°F) 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°C (73°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in India 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 India 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 India in May

The average maximum wind speed in India in May is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 19KM/H (12MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in India 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 India in May is from the North-Northwest.

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