Weather in Basque Country, Spain in May

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

Temperature in Basque Country in May

The average maximum temperature in Basque Country in May is 20°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 23° in the next month.

The average temperature in Basque Country in May is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 19° in the next month.

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

Sunshine in Basque Country in May

The average day light hours per day in Basque Country in May are 14.7 and there are 6.9 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Basque Country in May is typically 8.2 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 Basque Country in May

The average sea water temperature in Basque Country in May is 17.9° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Basque Country in May

The average total rainfall in Basque Country in May is 0.8cm and on average there are 14.2 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Basque Country in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Basque Country in May is 13° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 16° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Basque Country in May is typically 89.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 88.6% in the previous month and 89.8% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Basque Country in May is typically 72%. The average relative humidity is 71.4% in the previous month and 72% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Basque Country in May

The average maximum wind speed in Basque Country in May is typically 20kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 22kmh in the previous month and 19kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Basque Country in May is typically 9kmh. The average wind speed is 9kmh in the previous month and 8kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Basque Country in May is from the North-Northwest.

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