Weather in Cote d'Azur, France in May

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

Temperature in Cote d'Azur in May

The average maximum temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 21°. The average maximum temperature is 17° in the previous month and 24° in the next month.

The average temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 16°. The average temperature ranges is 13° in the previous month and 20° in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 12°. The minimum temperature is in the previous month and 15° in the next month.

Sunshine in Cote d'Azur in May

The average day light hours per day in Cote d'Azur in May are 14.8 and there are 8.3 hours of sunshine per day on average during May making it a sunny month with few clouds.

The ultraviolet index in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 7.9 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 Cote d'Azur in May

The average sea water temperature in Cote d'Azur in May is 16.3° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water.

Rainfall in Cote d'Azur in May

The average total rainfall in Cote d'Azur in May is 0.7cm and on average there are 10.3 rainy days in May making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Cote d'Azur in May

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Cote d'Azur 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 Cote d'Azur in May is typically 88.4%. The maximum relative humidity is 90% in the previous month and 87.2% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 69.7%. The average relative humidity is 72.2% in the previous month and 68.4% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Cote d'Azur in May

The average maximum wind speed in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 25kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 25kmh in the previous month and 24kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Cote d'Azur in May is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 13kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Cote d'Azur in May is from the West.

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