Weather in Maldives in May

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

Temperature in Maldives in May

The average maximum temperature in Maldives in May is 31°. The average maximum temperature is 32° in the previous month and 31° in the next month.

The average temperature in Maldives in May is 29°. The average temperature ranges is 30° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Maldives in May is 27°. The minimum temperature is 28° in the previous month and 27° in the next month.

Sunshine in Maldives in May

The average day light hours per day in Maldives in May are 12.3 and there are 5.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month that is overcast at times.

The ultraviolet index in Maldives in May is typically 13.1 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 Maldives in May

The average sea water temperature in Maldives in May is 29.9° which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Maldives in May

The average total rainfall in Maldives in May is 4.6cm and on average there are 16.8 rainy days in May making it a wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Maldives in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Maldives in May is 27° which is extremely humid and uncomfortable unless you are on a beach. At night you would most likely require airconditioning. The dew point is 26° in the previous month and 26° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Maldives in May is typically 88.2%. The maximum relative humidity is 85.6% in the previous month and 87.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Maldives in May is typically 79.1%. The average relative humidity is 76.6% in the previous month and 79% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Maldives in May

The average maximum wind speed in Maldives in May is typically 28kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 20kmh in the previous month and 26kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Maldives in May is typically 19kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 18kmh in the next month.

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

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