Weather in Cantabria, Spain in May

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

Temperature in Cantabria in May

The average maximum temperature in Cantabria in May is 18°. The average maximum temperature is 16° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cantabria in May is 14°. The average temperature ranges is 12° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cantabria in May is 11°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 14° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cantabria in May

The average day light hours per day in Cantabria in May are 14.7 and there are 7.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a quite sunny month with some cloud cover.

The ultraviolet index in Cantabria in May is typically 8.1 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 Cantabria in May

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

Rainfall in Cantabria in May

The average total rainfall in Cantabria in May is 2.3cm and on average there are 13.9 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cantabria in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cantabria in May is 12° which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10° in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Cantabria in May is typically 93.1%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.8% in the previous month and 93% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cantabria in May is typically 77.1%. The average relative humidity is 77.2% in the previous month and 77.6% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cantabria in May

The average maximum wind speed in Cantabria in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 24kmh in the previous month and 22kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cantabria in May is typically 10kmh. The average wind speed is 11kmh in the previous month and 9kmh in the next month.

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

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