Weather in Zakynthos, Greece in May

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

Temperature in Zakynthos in May

The average maximum temperature in Zakynthos in May is 25°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 30° in the next month.

The average temperature in Zakynthos in May is 20°. The average temperature ranges is 16° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Zakynthos in May is 15°. The minimum temperature is 12° in the previous month and 18° in the next month.

Sunshine in Zakynthos in May

The average day light hours per day in Zakynthos in May are 14.2 and there are 10.5 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a very sunny and pleasant month with long bright days.

The ultraviolet index in Zakynthos in May is typically 9.3 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 Zakynthos in May

The average sea water temperature in Zakynthos in May is 18.1° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Zakynthos in May

The average total rainfall in Zakynthos in May is 1.7cm and on average there are 4.6 rainy days in May making it a very dry time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Zakynthos in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Zakynthos in May is 16° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Zakynthos in May is typically 86.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 87.8% in the previous month and 82.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Zakynthos in May is typically 64.5%. The average relative humidity is 70.3% in the previous month and 59.5% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Zakynthos in May

The average maximum wind speed in Zakynthos in May is typically 19kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 19kmh in the previous month and 20kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Zakynthos in May is typically 8kmh. The average wind speed is 8kmh in the previous month and 7kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Zakynthos in May is from the North-Northeast.

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