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Visiting Galicia, Spain in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Galicia. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Galicia for prolonged periods of time.

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

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Can you sunbathe in Galicia in May?

No, May is not a good time for sunbathing in Galicia.

May has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days.

More about May temperature and sunshine.

Can you swim in Galicia in May?

Probably not, May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Galicia for prolonged periods of time with the sea water at 18°C (65°F).

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Galicia?

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

May has average maximum temperatures of 19°C (67°F) which is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day. May has total rainfall of 0.8cm (0.3inches) making it mostly dry but with short lived occasional showers. There are only 10.7 days with some rainfall so you can still enjoy the beach on the majority of days. It is not a good time for sunbathing in Galicia. Sea temperatures are a chilly 18°C (65°F). May is a little too cold to enjoy swimming in Galicia for prolonged periods of time.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Galicia warm in May?

Yes, Galicia is not that warm but sunbathing may be possible on some clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Galicia in May is 19°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Galicia in May is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

More info about the May temperatures and sunshine.

How sunny is Galicia in May?

The average day light hours per day in Galicia in May are 14.6. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

More about May sunshine.

Temperature in Galicia in May

The average maximum temperature in Galicia in May is 19°C (67°F). The average maximum temperature is 17°C (63°F) in the previous month and 22°C (72°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Galicia in May is 15°C (58°F). The average temperature is 13°C (55°F) in the previous month and 18°C (64°F) in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Galicia in May is 10°C (51°F). The minimum temperature is 8°C (47°F) in the previous month and 13°C (56°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Galicia in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.6 per day in Galicia. The sunshine percentage is 53% making it quite sunny but with occasional periods of cloudy and overcast skies. There are 7.7 hours of sunshine per day.

The ultraviolet index in Galicia in May is typically 8.5 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 Galicia in May

The average sea water temperature in Galicia in May is 18.4°C (65.1°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Galicia in May

The average total rainfall in Galicia in May is 0.8cm (0.3inches) and on average there are 10.7 rainy days in May making it a pretty wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Galicia in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Galicia in May is 12°C (54°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 15°C (15°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Galicia in May is typically 92.3%. The maximum relative humidity is 92.3% in the previous month and 91.9% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Galicia in May is typically 74.7%. The average relative humidity is 74.9% in the previous month and 74% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Galicia in May

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

The average wind speed in Galicia in May is typically 10KM/H (6MPH). The average wind speed is 11KM/H (7MPH) in the previous month and 10KM/H (6MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Galicia in May is from the North.

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