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Visiting Benalmadena, Costa del Sol, Spain in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% 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 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.1 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 Benalmadena. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Benalmadena for prolonged periods of time.

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

May brings beautiful sunny days and warmer weather to Benalmadena. The sea is now warm enough for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as snorkeling, diving, and surfing. The beach starts to get busier, and it's a great time to enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and beach activities. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Benalmadena in May?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% 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 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.1 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 Benalmadena in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Benalmadena for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (64°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Benalmadena?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 25°C (76°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% 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 0.1cm (0.0inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 6.1 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 Benalmadena. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Benalmadena for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Benalmadena warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Benalmadena in May is 25°C (76°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Benalmadena in May is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

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How sunny is Benalmadena in May?

The average day light hours per day in Benalmadena in May are 14.1. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 8.6hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Benalmadena in May

May is the beginning of the high season for beach holidays in Benalmadena. The weather is warm and sunny, making it an ideal time for sunbathing and swimming. The beach will be busier than in previous months, but it is still possible to find a spot to relax and enjoy the sun.

Temperature in Benalmadena in May

The average maximum temperature in Benalmadena in May is 25°C (76°F). The average maximum temperature is 22°C (71°F) in the previous month and 29°C (83°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Benalmadena in May is 20°C (67°F). The average temperature is 17°C (62°F) in the previous month and 23°C (74°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Benalmadena in May is 15°C (59°F). The minimum temperature is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 19°C (66°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Benalmadena in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.1 per day in Benalmadena. The sunshine percentage is 61% 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 Benalmadena in May is typically 9.5 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 Benalmadena in May

The average sea water temperature in Benalmadena in May is 17.5°C (63.5°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Benalmadena in May

The average total rainfall in Benalmadena in May is 0.1cm (0.0inches) and on average there are 6.1 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Benalmadena in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Benalmadena in May is 14°C (57°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 12°C (54°F) in the previous month and 17°C (17°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Benalmadena in May is typically 81.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 84.7% in the previous month and 78% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Benalmadena in May is typically 59.7%. The average relative humidity is 64.2% in the previous month and 57% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Benalmadena in May

The average maximum wind speed in Benalmadena in May is typically 24KM/H (15MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 25KM/H (15MPH) in the previous month and 23KM/H (14MPH) in the next month.

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

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

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