Weather in Costa Brava, Spain in May

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May is a warm and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Costa Brava. May is too cold for swimming in Costa Brava for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Costa Brava in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Temperature in Costa Brava in May

The average maximum temperature in Costa Brava in May is 23°. The average maximum temperature is 20° in the previous month and 28° in the next month.

The average temperature in Costa Brava in May is 17°. The average temperature ranges is 14° in the previous month and 21° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Costa Brava in May is 11°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

Sunshine in Costa Brava in May

The average day light hours per day in Costa Brava in May are 14.5 and there are 9.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Costa Brava in May is typically 8.3 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 Costa Brava in May

The average sea water temperature in Costa Brava in May is 15.6° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea.

Rainfall in Costa Brava in May

The average total rainfall in Costa Brava in May is 1.7cm and on average there are 10.2 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Costa Brava in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Costa Brava in May is 14° which is comfortable for everyone. The dew point is 11° in the previous month and 17° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Costa Brava in May is typically 96.9%. The maximum relative humidity is 97.3% in the previous month and 94.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Costa Brava in May is typically 72.8%. The average relative humidity is 75.1% in the previous month and 67.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Costa Brava in May

The average maximum wind speed in Costa Brava in May is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Costa Brava in May is typically 6kmh. The average wind speed is 6kmh in the previous month and 6kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Costa Brava in May is from the South-Southeast.

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