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Visiting Palma, Spain 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 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.3 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 Palma. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Palma for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Palma in May?

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

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 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.3 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 Palma in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Palma 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 Palma?

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

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 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 1.5cm (0.6inches) making it predominantly dry with occasional light showers on very few days. There are just 7.3 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 Palma. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (64°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Palma for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Palma warm in May?

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

The average maximum temperature in Palma in May is 24°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Palma in May is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Palma in May?

The average day light hours per day in Palma in May are 14.3. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Temperature in Palma in May

The average maximum temperature in Palma in May is 24°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (68°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Palma in May is 18°C (64°F). The average temperature is 15°C (58°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Palma in May is 13°C (55°F). The minimum temperature is 9°C (49°F) in the previous month and 17°C (62°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Palma in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.3 per day in Palma. The sunshine percentage is 70% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 10.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Palma 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 Palma in May

The average sea water temperature in Palma in May is 17.6°C (63.7°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Palma in May

The average total rainfall in Palma in May is 1.5cm (0.6inches) and on average there are 7.3 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Palma in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Palma in May is 15°C (60°F) which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 13°C (56°F) in the previous month and 18°C (18°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Palma in May is typically 93.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 95.3% in the previous month and 89.7% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Palma in May is typically 70.5%. The average relative humidity is 75.1% in the previous month and 66.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Palma in May

The average maximum wind speed in Palma in May is typically 27KM/H (16MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 26KM/H (16MPH) in the previous month and 26KM/H (16MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Palma in May is typically 9KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 9KM/H (6MPH) in the previous month and 9KM/H (5MPH) in the next month.

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

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