Weather in Skiathos, Greece in May

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Visiting Skiathos, Greece in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.7cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Skiathos. Sea temperatures are a cool 19°C (67°F). May is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Skiathos.

Consider visiting Skiathos in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather.

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Can you sunbathe in Skiathos in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.7cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Skiathos in May?

Yes, May is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Skiathos with cool sea temperatures 19°C (67°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Skiathos?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Skiathos.

May has average maximum temperatures of 22°C (72°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.7cm (0.7inches) making it extremely dry with only very rare light showers. There are just 1.6 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days and rainy days are few and far between. It is a good time for sunbathing in Skiathos. Sea temperatures are a cool 19°C (67°F). May is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Skiathos.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Skiathos warm in May?

Yes, Skiathos is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Skiathos in May is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Skiathos in May is 21°C (69°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Skiathos in May?

The average day light hours per day in Skiathos in May are 14.3. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Skiathos in May

The average maximum temperature in Skiathos in May is 22°C (72°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 27°C (80°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Skiathos in May is 21°C (69°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 25°C (77°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Skiathos in May is 19°C (66°F). The minimum temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Skiathos in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.3 per day in Skiathos. The sunshine percentage is 63% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Skiathos in May is typically 8.8 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 Skiathos in May

The average sea water temperature in Skiathos in May is 19.4°C (66.9°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Skiathos in May

The average total rainfall in Skiathos in May is 1.7cm (0.7inches) and on average there are 1.6 rainy days in May making it an extremely dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Skiathos in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Skiathos in May is 15°C (59°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11°C (52°F) in the previous month and 19°C (19°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Skiathos in May is typically 73.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 75.7% in the previous month and 72.5% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Skiathos in May is typically 63.2%. The average relative humidity is 68.4% in the previous month and 60.3% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Skiathos in May

The average maximum wind speed in Skiathos in May is typically 15KM/H (9MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 13KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 17KM/H (11MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Skiathos in May is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 10KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 11KM/H (7MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Skiathos in May is from the North.

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