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Visiting Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 18.5cm (7.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Unawatuna Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Unawatuna Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

Consider visiting Unawatuna Beach in the months of January, February, March, July, for the best beach weather.

May marks the beginning of the southwest monsoon at Unawatuna Beach, bringing more frequent rain showers and stronger winds. Despite the less favorable weather, there are still opportunities for sunbathing and swimming between showers. Snorkeling and diving may be less enjoyable due to reduced visibility, while surfing conditions can be more challenging due to increased wind and swell. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Unawatuna Beach in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Unawatuna Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 18.5cm (7.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Unawatuna Beach in May?

Yes, May is an excellent month for swimming in Unawatuna Beach with very warm sea temperatures 29°C (85°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Unawatuna Beach?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Unawatuna Beach.

May has average maximum temperatures of 31°C (88°F) which is very hot and perfect for sunbathing on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 18.5cm (7.3inches) making it often dry with only moderate showers. There are only 13.5 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the many clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Unawatuna Beach. Sea temperatures are a very warm 29°C (85°F). May is an excellent month for swimming in Unawatuna Beach with very comfortable temperatures for bathing all day.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Unawatuna Beach warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May is 29°C (83°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Unawatuna Beach in May?

The average day light hours per day in Unawatuna Beach in May are 12.4. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

More about May sunshine.

Crowds in Unawatuna Beach in May

May is considered the start of the low season, and the beach becomes noticeably quieter. The Vesak Full Moon Poya Day, a public holiday, falls in May, but it does not have a significant impact on the crowd levels at Unawatuna Beach.

Temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May

The average maximum temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May is 31°C (88°F). The average maximum temperature is 32°C (89°F) in the previous month and 30°C (86°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May is 29°C (83°F). The average temperature is 28°C (82°F) in the previous month and 28°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May is 26°C (80°F). The minimum temperature is 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 26°C (79°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Unawatuna Beach in May

During May the average day light hours are 12.4 per day in Unawatuna Beach. The sunshine percentage is 69% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Unawatuna Beach in May is typically 13.4 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 Unawatuna Beach in May

The average sea water temperature in Unawatuna Beach in May is 29.2°C (84.6°F) which is very warm and ideal for relaxing and swimming for the whole day.

Rainfall in Unawatuna Beach in May

The average total rainfall in Unawatuna Beach in May is 18.5cm (7.3inches) and on average there are 13.5 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Unawatuna Beach in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Unawatuna Beach 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 25°C (77°F) in the previous month and 25°C (25°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Unawatuna Beach in May is typically 90%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.6% in the previous month and 88.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Unawatuna Beach in May is typically 79%. The average relative humidity is 79.2% in the previous month and 79.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Unawatuna Beach in May

The average maximum wind speed in Unawatuna Beach in May is typically 22KM/H (14MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 19KM/H (12MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Unawatuna Beach in May is typically 14KM/H (8MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (5MPH) in the previous month and 15KM/H (9MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Unawatuna Beach in May is from the South West.

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