Weather in Corfu, Greece in May

So you're interested in going to Corfu, Greece in May

May is a warm and dry time for sunbathing in Corfu. May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Corfu for any length of time. Consider visiting Corfu in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Corfu in May

The average maximum temperature in Corfu in May is 24°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 29° in the next month.

The average temperature in Corfu in May is 19°. The average temperature ranges is 15° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Corfu in May is 14°. The minimum temperature is 11° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Corfu in May

The average day light hours per day in Corfu in May are 14.4 and there are 8.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Corfu in May is typically 9.1 during May. An ultraviolet index reading of 8 to 10 indicates a very high risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure. Unprotected skin risks burning in less than 15 minutes. Take extra precautions because unprotected skin and eyes will be damaged and can burn quickly. 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 Corfu in May

The average sea water temperature in Corfu in May is 18.9° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Corfu in May

The average total rainfall in Corfu in May is 0.7cm and on average there are 7.9 rainy days in May making it a dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Corfu in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Corfu in May is 17° which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Corfu in May is typically 92.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 93.8% in the previous month and 89.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Corfu in May is typically 71.8%. The average relative humidity is 74.2% in the previous month and 67.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Corfu in May

The average maximum wind speed in Corfu in May is typically 20kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Corfu in May is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 7kmh in the previous month and 5kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Corfu in May is from the South-Southwest.

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