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Visiting Sorrento, Naples, Italy in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Sorrento. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (68°F). May is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Sorrento.

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

May is a great month to visit Sorrento, as the weather is generally warm and sunny, with occasional spring showers. The sea temperature becomes more suitable for swimming, and sunbathing is enjoyable. Water sports such as snorkeling, diving, and windsurfing become more popular, but surfing and kitesurfing are still not recommended due to lack of strong waves and wind. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Sorrento in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Sorrento in May?

Yes, May is a a slightly chilly month for swimming in Sorrento with cool sea temperatures 20°C (68°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Sorrento?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 24°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.4cm (0.2inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.2 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of rain free clear days. It is a good time for sunbathing in Sorrento. Sea temperatures are a cool 20°C (68°F). May is a slightly chilly month for swimming in Sorrento.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Sorrento warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Sorrento in May is 24°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sorrento in May is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Sorrento in May?

The average day light hours per day in Sorrento in May are 14.4. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

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Crowds in Sorrento in May

May is the beginning of the peak tourist season in Sorrento, with warmer weather and more visitors. The beach starts to get busier, but it is still not as crowded as the summer months. There are no significant public holidays or special events during this month that would contribute to increased beach crowds.

Temperature in Sorrento in May

The average maximum temperature in Sorrento in May is 24°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Sorrento in May is 20°C (68°F). The average temperature is 16°C (61°F) in the previous month and 24°C (75°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Sorrento in May is 17°C (62°F). The minimum temperature is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 20°C (69°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Sorrento in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.4 per day in Sorrento. The sunshine percentage is 57% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 8.2 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Sorrento 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 Sorrento in May

The average sea water temperature in Sorrento in May is 19.9°C (67.8°F) which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water.

Rainfall in Sorrento in May

The average total rainfall in Sorrento in May is 0.4cm (0.2inches) and on average there are 7.2 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Sorrento in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Sorrento in May is 17°C (63°F) which is OK for most but slightly uncomfortable for some. The dew point is 14°C (57°F) in the previous month and 21°C (21°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Sorrento in May is typically 89.5%. The maximum relative humidity is 90.1% in the previous month and 90.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Sorrento in May is typically 72.7%. The average relative humidity is 74.1% in the previous month and 73.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Sorrento in May

The average maximum wind speed in Sorrento in May is typically 11KM/H (7MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 12KM/H (8MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Sorrento in May is typically 5KM/H (3MPH). The average wind speed is 6KM/H (4MPH) in the previous month and 5KM/H (3MPH) in the next month.

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

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