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Visiting Plage des Catalans, Marseille, France in May

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 8.5cm (3.3inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.6 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 Plage des Catalans. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in Plage des Catalans for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

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

May marks the beginning of the beach season in Plage des Catalans, with warmer weather and more sunshine. Swimming and sunbathing become more enjoyable, but the sea is still relatively cold. Water sports such as snorkeling, diving, and windsurfing can be enjoyed, but it may not be the best time for kitesurfing due to the light winds. Also consider one of our other suggestions for May.

Can you sunbathe in Plage des Catalans in May?

Yes, May is a good time for sunbathing in Plage des Catalans.

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 8.5cm (3.3inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.6 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 Plage des Catalans in May?

No, May is too cold for swimming in Plage des Catalans for any length of time, with the sea water at 16°C (61°F), unless you have a wetsuit.

More about May sea temperatures.

Is May a good time to holiday in Plage des Catalans?

Yes, May is a good time for a holiday in Plage des Catalans.

May has average maximum temperatures of 23°C (74°F) which is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright. May has total rainfall of 8.5cm (3.3inches) making it mostly dry with only light showers. There are just 7.6 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 Plage des Catalans. Sea temperatures are a cold 16°C (61°F). May is too cold for swimming in Plage des Catalans for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit.

More about the May temperatures and sunshine.

Is Plage des Catalans warm in May?

Yes, Plage des Catalans is nice and warm and makes sunbathing pleasant on clear days in May.

The average maximum temperature in Plage des Catalans in May is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Plage des Catalans in May is 18°C (65°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 Plage des Catalans in May?

The average day light hours per day in Plage des Catalans in May are 14.7. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

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Crowds in Plage des Catalans in May

May is a popular month for visiting Plage des Catalans, with temperatures ranging from 12 to 22 degrees Celsius. The beach becomes more crowded, especially during the May public holidays such as Labour Day (May 1st) and Victory Day (May 8th). The Cannes Film Festival, held in May, also attracts more tourists to the French Riviera, increasing the number of visitors to the beach.

Temperature in Plage des Catalans in May

The average maximum temperature in Plage des Catalans in May is 23°C (74°F). The average maximum temperature is 20°C (67°F) in the previous month and 28°C (82°F) in the next month.

The average temperature in Plage des Catalans in May is 18°C (65°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 Plage des Catalans in May is 13°C (56°F). The minimum temperature is 10°C (50°F) in the previous month and 17°C (63°F) in the next month.

Sunshine in Plage des Catalans in May

During May the average day light hours are 14.7 per day in Plage des Catalans. The sunshine percentage is 61% making it sunny but overcast at times. The hours of sunshine per day are 9.0hrs making the days long and bright.

The ultraviolet index in Plage des Catalans 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 Plage des Catalans in May

The average sea water temperature in Plage des Catalans in May is 16°C (60.8°F) which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Plage des Catalans in May

The average total rainfall in Plage des Catalans in May is 8.5cm (3.3inches) and on average there are 7.6 rainy days in May making it a quite rainy time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Plage des Catalans in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Plage des Catalans in May is 13°C (55°F) which is very comfortable. The dew point is 10°C (51°F) in the previous month and 16°C (16°F) in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Plage des Catalans in May is typically 80.8%. The maximum relative humidity is 84% in the previous month and 78.6% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Plage des Catalans in May is typically 59.2%. The average relative humidity is 63.8% in the previous month and 56.9% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Plage des Catalans in May

The average maximum wind speed in Plage des Catalans in May is typically 34KM/H (21MPH). The average maximum wind speed is 33KM/H (20MPH) in the previous month and 33KM/H (20MPH) in the next month.

The average wind speed in Plage des Catalans in May is typically 17KM/H (11MPH). The average wind speed is 16KM/H (10MPH) in the previous month and 16KM/H (10MPH) in the next month.

The average wind direction in Plage des Catalans in May is from the West-Southwest.

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